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Table of contents

1. Assistent 27 routes in Cliff

All Trad

Long/Lat: 14.064921, 50.963689

Access Issues: inherited from Sächsische Schweiz

Most parts right of the Elbe are located within the Nationalpark Sächsische Schweiz with all the rules you'd expect associated with this, but climbing is generally allowed. Left of the Elbe, the area is mostly covered by a lesser degree protection area (Landschaftsschutzgebiet), also with a well marked network of hiking trails. Some few summits are located on private property, see the guidebook. During spring and early summer, selected summits may be closed because of nesting falcons or owls - check at http://dav-felsinfo.de .

Ethic: inherited from Sächsische Schweiz

You want ethics? This is the home of ethics. Most of these are peculiar for outsiders, but have a long history. Although every few years eagerly debated, they are still valid and even legally binding by being referenced by the Nationalpark regulations. They can be summarized as:

  • Climbing is only allowed on free standing rock towers. With only a handful of exceptions, all other rock walls are off limits
  • No climbing on wet rock - for your safety and the soft rock's sake.
  • No hardware protection (friends, rocks, pitons). The gaps between the sparse ring bolts may only be filled with slings (jammed knots, V-threads, lassoed chickenheads). A wooden or plastic "dagger" may be used for better placements.
  • no chalk, no pof
  • Sign the summit register.
  • Jumping is an accepted way of reaching a summit. This can range from slightly more than a stepover to completely insane kamikaze operations. The respective grade system (1-easy to 4-hard) is currently extended to 6 or even 7.
  • Boosting a climber ("unterstützt", i.e. supporting his progress by providing "human holds") is accepted or even necessary on some routes. "Ausgiebig unterstützt" goes as far as building multistory human ladders.
  • Toproping is frowned upon. For first ascends only ground-up ascents are accepted; minimum bolt distance is enforced. Be sure to contact a local, as there may be restrictions on certain cliffs.
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Alter Weg VTrad
2 Direkter Pfingstweg VIIcTrad
3 Gefundenes Glück VIIbTrad
4 Klare Sache VIIaTrad
5 Letzter Nordwestriß VIIIaTrad
6 Linker Zwillingsriß VIIcTrad
7 Nordwestkamin IVTrad
8 Nordwestpfeiler VIIcTrad
9 Nordwestriß VIIbTrad
10 Ostwand VTrad
11 Ostweg VTrad
12 Pfingstweg VIIbTrad
13 Rechter Zwillingsriß VIIcTrad
14 Schartenweg VTrad
15 Südostriß VIIbTrad
16 Südostverschneidung VIIaTrad
17 Südwestgrat VIIIaTrad
18 Talweg VITrad
19 Tunnelweg IVTrad
20 Variante zum Alten Weg VITrad
21 Variante zum Schartenweg VTrad
22 Viadukt VITrad
23 Wand neben dem Winkel (RP)

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24 Wandmitte (RP)

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25 Westflügel VIIIbTrad
26 Westriß VIIbTrad
27 Zufallsweg VIIcTrad

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
IV Nordwestkamin Trad
Tunnelweg Trad
V Alter Weg Trad
Ostwand Trad
Ostweg Trad
Schartenweg Trad
Variante zum Schartenweg Trad
VI Talweg Trad
Variante zum Alten Weg Trad
Viadukt Trad
VIIa Klare Sache Trad
Südostverschneidung Trad
VIIb Gefundenes Glück Trad
Nordwestriß Trad
Pfingstweg Trad
Südostriß Trad
Westriß Trad
VIIc Direkter Pfingstweg Trad
Linker Zwillingsriß Trad
Nordwestpfeiler Trad
Rechter Zwillingsriß Trad
Zufallsweg Trad
VIIIa Letzter Nordwestriß Trad
Südwestgrat Trad
VIIIb Westflügel Trad
VIIIc Wand neben dem Winkel (RP) Trad
Wandmitte (RP) Trad