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Melchtal  


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Mathijs K concluding the magnificent third pitch.

Description 

Easy access single pitch and multipitch sport climbing on solid limestone, in an alpine setting.

The three areas described here span the Meltchal valley, on the north side, up top, and on the south side.

Getting There 

Melchtal is a relatively quiet valley very close to Lucerne, and is accessible by public transport (bus) or car.

Public transportation options: train/bus/cable car for Melchsee-Frutt (Bonistock) or Cheselenflue.
Use 'Stöckalp' as destination in SBB.ch.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.5 miles from here

28 Total Routes

['4 Stars',8],['3 Stars',15],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',3],['5.10',11],['5.11',11],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Melchtal:
Blauer Käfer   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 6 pitches, 500'   Cheselenflue
Die Maenner von Memmental   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 5 pitches, 500'   Cheselenflue
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Featured Route For Melchtal
Pulling through the roof of Sennächäppi 7a

Sennächäppi 7a 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  Europe : Switzerland : ... : Bonistock / Melchsee-Frutt
7a10m easy, 10m hard, 10m easy.Hard climbing involves delicate traversing, crimping, and a bouldery move on good holds. Wicked fun.The anchor is far up to the left after pulling the roof....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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