About

He was born in Istanbul in 1972. He completed his primary, secondary and high school education in Istanbul. In 1992, he started his career in the press with the travel and expedition magazine, Photo Globe. In 1994, he was admitted to the Photography Department of the Faculty of Fine Arts at Mimar Sinan University. In the same year, he started working in the editorial department of Sabah Newspaper.

In the fall of 1994, he became a member of Mimar Sinan University Mountaineering Club and started mountaineering sports, and in the following years he served as the Technical Committee Chairman of this club for two years. During this period, he made and organized mainly winter climbs in important mountains in Turkey. He soloed Erciyes, Medetsiz, Kaldı and Alaca.

In 1997, Sabah Adventure Club sponsored a top solo climb to the 5671-meter Demavend Mountain, Iran's highest summit. However, due to intense blizzard, he returned from the last meters of the mountain. A year later, he reached the Demavend summit again.

In 1998, he traveled to Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan and photographed them. He joined the 7134-meter Peak Lenin summit climb in Kyrgyzstan. He climbed the Peak Petrowski Summit at 4836 meters in the Pamir Mountains solo.

In 1999, he began working as a correspondent at Sabah Newspaper News Center. In the same year, the United Colors of Benetton sponsored an expedition to Africa. First, he climbed Kilimanjaro within the borders of Tanzania, which is the highest summit of the continent. He then attended a Safari, which lasted for 1 week in the Serengeti region, and he photographed the wild nature of Africa. He also climbed Mount Kenya's 4896-foot Lenana Summit, which no Turkish climbers climbed before.

He then produced an African documentary which was aired on TV Station ATV.

In 2002 he climbed Elbrus, the highest mountain of Europe, which is within the borders of Russia.

After that, he focused more on his overseas climbing activities. He climbed French Alps, Kazbek, Julian Alps, Dinaric Alps, the Pyrenees and the Bavarian Alps.

The photographs he took and the articles he created on these trips and climbs were published in various magazines and newspapers.

International Climbs

Golem Korab, Macedonia, December 2016

Dinaric Alps, Bobotov, Montenegro, September 2012 (Solo climbing)

Bavarian Alps Alpspitze, Germany, August 2010 (Solo climbing)

Pyrenees Pico de Aneto, Spain, August 2009 (Solo climbing)

Olympos Mountain Mytikas, Greece, September 2008 (Solo climb)

Julian Alps Visevnik, Slovenia, March 2008

Mont Blanc, France, August 2006 (Solo climbing)

Dome du Gouter, France, August 2006 (Solo climbing)

Kazbek, Georgia, September 2005

Mont Blanc France, November 2003

Elbrus, Russia, September 2002

Mount Kenya Lenena, Kenya, July 1999

Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, July 1999

Demavend, Iran, September 1998 (Solo climbing)

Pamir Mountains Peak Petrowski, Kyrgyzstan, August 1998 (Solo climbing)

Pamir Mountains Peak Lenin, Kyrgyzstan, August 1998

Demavend, Iran, October 1997 (Solo climbing)

Domestic Climbs

Uludağ, Bursa, Mayıs 2017 (Solo climbing)

Aladağlar Alaca, Niğde, November 2016

Aladağlar Karasay, Niğde, October 2015

Ağrı Mountain, Dogubayazit, July 2012

Ağrı Mountain, Dogubayazit, January 2007

Aladağlar Eznevit, Niğde, November 2005

Ağrı Mountain, August 2004 (Solo climbing)

Ağrı Mountain, Dogubayazit, February 2002

Aladağlar Emler, Niğde, November 2001

Aladağlar Eznevit, Niğde, April 2001

Uludağ, Bursa, February 2001

Ağrı Mountain, Dogubayazit, October 2000

Erciyes, Kayseri, May 2000

Ağrı Mountain, Dogubayazit, October 1999

Aladağlar Eznevit, Niğde, September 1999

Bolkarlar Medetsiz, Ulukışla, Niğde, June 1998 (Solo climbing)

Aladağlar Kaldı, Niğde, February 1997

Beydağları Bakırtepe, Antalya, February 1998

Aladağlar Kaldı, Niğde, February 1997 (Solo climbing)

Aladağlar Alaca, Niğde, November 1997 (Solo climbing)

Kaçkar Mountains, Rize, August 1997

Verçenik, Rize, August 1997

Aladağlar Demirkazık, Niğde, June 1997

Aladağlar Eznevit, Niğde, May 1997

Kaçkar Mountains, Rize, March 1997

Kızlar Sivrisi, Antalya, February 1997

Beydağları Bakırtepe, Antalya, February 1997

Uludağ, Bursa, December 1996

Aladağlar Bozkaya, Niğde, October 1996

Hasan Mountain, Aksaray, September 1996

Kaçkar Mountains, Rize, August 1996

Aladağlar Alaca, Niğde, August 1996 (Solo climbing)

Erciyes, Kayseri, June 1996

Beydağları Bakırtepe, Antalya, February 1996

Uludağ, Bursa, December 1996

Dedegöl Mountains Anamas, Isparta, May 1995