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Räterichsboden - Seeplatten

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Räterichsboden - Seeplatten  


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Elevation: 5,800'
Location: 46.5829, 8.3235 View Map  Incorrect?
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From the end of p2 of Grimselstrom, looking east o...

Description 

Long slab routes that ascend beautiful granite. Bring plenty of sunscreen as all routes face east, so they don't get shade until mid- to late-afternoon. Consider yourself lucky if you get in 2 pitches of shady climbing.

Routes tend to be sparsely bolted and cruxes are often not well-protected (many routes appear to have been bolted on lead). However, most anchors are equipped with nice rap stations, so if you feel the need to bail, it shouldn't be a problem. This is not a Hardman's area, but it is one that deserves to be taken seriously & thoroughly enjoyed!

Getting There 

Park below the reservoir & take the obvious hiking trail around the lake, heading south/west. It's about 20 minutes from car to crag.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.0 miles from here

2 Total Routes

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['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['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]


Featured Route For Räterichsboden - Seeplatten
The Gerstenegg area below Raterichsbodensee.  The Foxie route begins roughly at the point where the power lines cross the base of the slab on the right side of this picture.

Foxie 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Europe : Switzerland : ... : Räterichsboden - Seeplatten
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