Sitting across the valley from Doupianifels, Geierwand is a 500ft tower situated in front of the imposing walls of Kastrakiturm and Orgelpfeifenwand.
Just past Doupianifels, the main road out of Kastraki makes a sharp right-hand turn. Park at or near this turn, aiming for a trail on the left side of the road which guides you into a meadow. Weave through the grasses with the south face of Geierwand looming directly in front of you.
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Westkante 5.10a Trad, Sport, 5 pitches, 450 feet, Grade II
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Westkante 5.10a International : Europe : ... : Geierwand
Westkante ascends the western ridge of the Geierwand, taking advantage of a long crack system. The adventure begins where this system peters out and you are forced into exciting arete-style climbing somewhat reminiscent of Moons of Pluto at Smith.P1(5.5) Head up up into the cave, searching for the easiest way to traverse left and up the crack to a belay bolt. Gear, 80 ft.P2(5.8) Continue up the cobbles on the face, passing a small roof, 1 bolt and gear in the crack to your right. Stretch this...[more] Browse More Classics in International