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Table of contents

1. Wetterhaube 24 routes in Cliff

Summary:
All Trad

Long/Lat: 14.204916, 50.911668

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 VITrad
2 EV zum Südweg VIIaTrad
3 EV zum Talweg VIIaTrad
4 Familientour VIIcTrad
5 Frosch im Glas VIIcTrad
6 Frosch im Mixer (RP)

red point

VIIIbTrad
7 Großer Bogen XaTrad
8 Heiter bis wolkig IXaTrad
9 Heiter bis wolkig (oU)

without support

IXbTrad
10 I Walk The Line VIIIcTrad
11 Kachelmann (RP)

red point

VIIIcTrad
12 Millibar IXbTrad
13 Nordweg VIIaTrad
14 Riesenwand XbTrad
15 Sandsteinterrorist IXaTrad
16 Schartenweg VIIaTrad
17 Südweg VIIaTrad
18 Surfers Paradise IXbTrad
19 Talweg VIIbTrad
20 Westweg VITrad
21 Wetterfrosch VIIIaTrad
22 Windglider XcTrad
23 Zipfelmütze IXbTrad
24 Zwergenpfeiler VIIIbTrad

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
VI Alter Weg Trad
Westweg Trad
VIIa EV zum Südweg Trad
EV zum Talweg Trad
Nordweg Trad
Schartenweg Trad
Südweg Trad
VIIb Talweg Trad
VIIc Familientour Trad
Frosch im Glas Trad
VIIIa Wetterfrosch Trad
VIIIb Frosch im Mixer (RP) Trad
Zwergenpfeiler Trad
VIIIc I Walk The Line Trad
Kachelmann (RP) Trad
IXa Heiter bis wolkig Trad
Sandsteinterrorist Trad
IXb Heiter bis wolkig (oU) Trad
Millibar Trad
Surfers Paradise Trad
Zipfelmütze Trad
Xa Großer Bogen Trad
Xb Riesenwand Trad
Xc Windglider Trad