Easy access single pitch and multipitch sport climbing on solid limestone, in an alpine setting.
Melchtal is a relatively quiet valley very close to Lucerne, and is accessible by public transport (bus) or car.
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Heiliggeischt 6b 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII E2 5b International : Europe : ... : Bonistock / Melchsee-Frutt
In the humble opinion of a +/- local, the upper half of this route is the most entertaining 30 feet of limestone climbing, at the grade, in all of Switzerland.... assuming you like it steep and juggy.Unfortunately, as with neighboring routes, one observes a certain positive correlation between absurdly well-featured stone and virtually perpetual moisture. Shorthand: if it is dry, climb it.As a casual nota bene, the crux is actually in the lower, vertical section. ...[more] Browse More Classics in International
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