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some real classics here and popular for a reason.


Very good pocket pulling, some of the bolts are quite spaced and you want to be feeling strong. its not too dangerous though and a lot of people use clipsticks anyway.

Access issues inherited from Nördliche Fränkische Alb

Seasonal closures for protected birds: http://www.ig-klettern.com/natur/sperrungen.php

zoning concept:

  • Zone 1: NO climbing
  • Zone 2: climbing on existing routes
  • Zone 3: new route possible

Please respect signs and zoning list


drive from Pottenstein towards Behringersmühle and shortly after the Camping Bärenschlucht you can see a parking bay on your right. Walk over the bridge from here and turn sharp right through someones property (please be quiet here.) shortly after the buildings you will see the crag on your left. GPS: 11.38042, 49.77994

Where to stay

camping Bärenschlucht

Ethic inherited from Nördliche Fränkische Alb

  • The limestone is soft - please clean your shoes from dirt in order to avoid polished handholds and steps.
  • Don't toprope directly through bolt - use your own carabiner.
  • Clean chalk and tickmarks with a brush.
  • Don't leave toilet paper
  • Pick up rubbish
  • No noise
  • No camp fire and bivvy
  • Park considerately (tractor should be able to pass also at weekend)
  • Smoking in the forests is forbidden from 1. march til 31. october by law.
  • No publishing of boulder blocks http://felsinfo.alpenverein.de/images/felsfotos/22/boulderappell_nfj.pdf


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