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Barracuda S 5.14c 8c+ 34 XI- 35 E9 7b
Type: Sport, 50 ft
FA: Michael Kies, 1998
Page Views: 276 total, 3/month
Shared By: Forestvonsinkafinger on Nov 11, 2009
Admins: Shawn Heath

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Some Rock in Bayerischer Wald forbidden Details

Description

Barracuda climbs the middle line through the big roof on the Rauchröhrenblock. As of this post (11/09), there have been six recorded ascents:
1. FFA: Michael Kies 1998
2. Dave Graham ‘01
3. Markus Windisch
4. Rosta Stefanek ‘06
5. Christian Lermer ‘07
6. Franz Schmidtlein ‘08

It is said to be XI- or XI (5.14c ~ 5.14d) and is reputed to be the most difficult climb in the Bayerischer Wald region. Warm up on Head and Shoulders X-(5.13c) just to the right.

Location

If you are looking at the overhang on the Rauchröhrenblock (south side), barracuda is the third row of bolts from right. Climbs the centre of the roof.

Protection

5 bolts to anchor.

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Barracuda is senza stella because I haven't climbed it, just hoping someone else will. Nov 12, 2009