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Table of contents

1. Hirschgrundwarte 19 routes in Cliff

Summary:
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All Trad

Long/Lat: 14.067340, 50.961667

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 IITrad
2 Bergweg I/1Trad
3 Direkte Nordkante VIIaTrad
4 Gepfefferte Sache (RP)

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IXaTrad
5 Kluftweg IVTrad
6 Kurze Kante VTrad
7 Nordkante VIIaTrad
8 Nordriß VTrad
9 Nordweg VITrad
10 Pfefferkorn VIIcTrad
11 Plattenkamin IITrad
12 Sonnenwendweg VITrad
13 Südostweg IVTrad
14 Südverschneidung IIITrad
15 Südwand VIIbTrad
16 Südweg IVTrad
17 Talweg VIIaTrad
18 Weg für Schlanke IIITrad
19 Westriß VITrad

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
I/1 Bergweg Trad
II Alter Weg Trad
Plattenkamin Trad
III Südverschneidung Trad
Weg für Schlanke Trad
IV Kluftweg Trad
Südostweg Trad
Südweg Trad
V Kurze Kante Trad
Nordriß Trad
VI Nordweg Trad
Sonnenwendweg Trad
Westriß Trad
VIIa Direkte Nordkante Trad
Nordkante Trad
Talweg Trad
VIIb Südwand Trad
VIIc Pfefferkorn Trad
IXa Gepfefferte Sache (RP) Trad