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Description

Very nice slab wih grades up to 6c.

Access issues inherited from Klus - Balsthal

Whilst the Alter Klettergarten is safe even for kids, the Graueplatte, and the other crags to the right are on small paths which require sure footing. The bottom of the cliff is also on a narrow paths generally.

Approach

Right in front of you as you go up to the path. Beginning of routes requires some careful rambling for 5 metres.

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1 6a+ 30m
2 5c+ 30m
3 6c 25m
4 5b 10m
5 5a 25m
6 6b 15m
7 6b 30m
8 5b 10m

Can be climbed at 6a obl A0.

  1. 6a+ climb up the very close bolted slab just left of where the approach trail arrives.

  2. 5c+ up right, then left, then straight.

  3. 6c (6a 2 p.a.) rightwards, curving left, a bit zig-zag then right to anchors.

  4. 5b up steep dark rock trending slightly rightwards, short pitch.

  5. 5a up chimney to left, then face above to anchor.

  6. 6b (5c+ 1 p.a.) Traverse right from anchor past tree then up steep face/arete.

  7. 6b (5c+ 2 p.a.) Straight up from anchor.

  8. 5b Short pitch, to top. Could combine with previous pitch.

Variation: 5+6: Step down & right from anchor and traverse across to below dihedral, then up dihedral and steep face to anchor. 6b.

Descend: walk a bit up to hiking trail. Head left along trail until you get to hiker's descent down gulley climber's left of the cliff. Down trail, fixed ropes and fixed rappel ropes to base.

FA: J. Etter, E. Gross, R. Wiss, R. Dutli, H.R. Mühlethaler & R. Schifferli

Maint: J. Wüthrich, 1996

Start's from the end of Gelbe Verschneidung. Originally grad 5c+, now 6a+. Last pitch take care of loose stones, also during rappeling. After adding some more bolts in 2017 the route is now well protected.

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