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Himmelsleiter T,S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Type: Trad, Sport, 400 ft, 3 pitches
FA: Heinz Lothar Stutte, O. Scheda, 1982
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Shared By: Steven Lucarelli on Jun 22, 2010
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Description

Himmelsleiter is a quality route with a crux first pitch followed by a moderate and easy climbing to the top.

Pitch one climbs up and right with varying sections of large cobbles and thin cruxes 4+ bolts (5.10a).

Pitch two continues straight up a water trough with large runouts between bolts but cobbles suitable for slinging are numerous 3 bolts, (5.8).

The last pitch is easy 5th class up a lower angle slab. 2 bolts lead to a two bolt anchor, (5.6).

Location

Follow the same approach as for Ypsiloterafels. Himmelsleiter starts in the center of the south face and climbs straight up for about 20 feet to a short flaring crack. The route to the right that traverses way right at the start is Danae (5.10c).

Protection

6 quickdraws and a few runners to reduce rope drag and sling large cobbles is all you'll need for this route. Anchors are large ring bolts. Rap the route to descend.

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