Mountain Project Logo

Routes in Moritzer Turm

Bella Vista Direkt S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Exil S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Hessischer Zipfelklatscher S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Order Wrong? Sort Routes
Elevation: 1,660 ft
GPS: 49.782, 11.31 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 197 total · 3/month
Shared By: Shawn Heath on May 28, 2012
Admins: Shawn Heath
Getting weather forecast...

Description

This large tower of rock looms over the small village of Moritz like an evil wizards tower. It's north-facing aspect and the surrounding trees add a feeling of gloom as you stare up its lightly overhanging face. This nice warm-weather crag offers some difficult routes which will have your fingertips hurting. There are 9 routes in total: two 5.13s, two 5.12s, two hard 5.11s, and three 5.10s. The climbing is somewhat atypical for the Frankenjura in that there aren't many pockets and the climbing follows tiny edges and relies heavily on good technique. The easier routes (Bella Vista, Exil, Michl Mörtel) of course aren't so technical, but offer a good possibility to warm up the muscles.
The routes are, for the most part, well protected. For the longer routes, you'll need 14-15 quickdraws.

Getting There

From the parking area in Moritz, walk uphill into the village and past the bus stop. Take a right and go between the two garages to reach a path which heads straight up to the crag. 2 minutes.

3 Total Climbs

Route Finder - Best Climbs for YOU!

Location: Moritzer Turm Change
Type:  to 
Quality:
Pitches:
Sort by:   then:
 

Sun & Shade

Weather Averages

High
 
Low
 
Precip
 
Days w Precip
 
Prime Climbing Season
J F M A M J J A S O N D
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Photos

0 Comments

More About Moritzer Turm

Printer-Friendly
What's New
Guidebooks (7)

All Photos Within Moritzer Turm (5)

Most Popular · Newest · Random