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Access issues

Zone 2

Approach

Parking at Egloffstein (parking site in Mostviel is private). Follow creek downwards at right side. At small(!) power box go right to the forest. Follow yellow ring sign uphill.

Ethic inherited from Nördlicher Frankenjura

  • The limestone is soft – please clean your shoes from dirt in order to avoid polished handholds and steps.
  • Don't toprope directly through bolts – use your own material.
  • Clean chalk and tickmarks with a brush.
  • Don't leave toilet paper.
  • Pick up rubbish.
  • No unnecessary noise.
  • No camp fire and bivvy.
  • Park considerately (tractor should be able to pass also at the weekend).
  • Smoking in the forests is forbidden from March 1 until October 31 by law.
  • No publishing of boulder blocks.

Routes

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The first rock you see from the hiking trail.

Climb up a steep path on the right edge of the tower.

FA: Robert König

FFA: Albert Gilgenrainer, 2000

FFA: Albert Gilgenrainer, 2000

FFA: Albert Gilgenrainer, 2000

From "Hauptwand", walk east and then down the hill a bit (without a path) to the small north-east face.

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Author(s): Ulrich & Harald Röker

Date: 2023

ISBN: 9783938680490

Volume 1 of the Climbing Guidebook Franken describes 6450 routes on 479 crags - the complete work, including Volume 2, offers information about more than 13,500 routes.

Author(s): Sebastian Schwertner

Date: 2021

Band 1 des Gesamtwerkes für den nördlichen Teil der fränkischen Schweiz - auf 584 Seiten werden 6100 Routen vorgestellt. Zusammen mit Band 2 ergeben das mehr als 1150 Seiten genaue Informationen zu den über 12.600 Routen des Nördliche Frankenjura …

Author(s): Sebastian Schwertner

Date: 2021

Band 2 des Gesamtwerkes für den nördlichen Teil der fränkischen Schweiz - auf 584 Seiten werden 6500 Routen vorgestellt. Zusammen mit Band 1 ergeben das mehr als 1150 Seiten genaue Informationen zu den über 12.600 Routen des Nördliche Frankenjura ...

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