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Blüemlipfad 6a+ S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Hasta la Vista 6c S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Reisefieber S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Tintangel 6b+ S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Zick-Zack 6b S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
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Type: Sport, 600 ft, 6 pitches, Grade II
FA: Werner Burgener, Toni von Allmen, Arnold Hauswirth 1988
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Shared By: Dan Flynn on Jul 10, 2012
Admins: Dan Flynn, Mark P.

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Consistent and challenging climbing at a moderate grade up the right-hand face of the huge Hintisberg cliff.

P1 6a Straightforward climbing up edges... ~ 30 m with very few bolts and few opportunities for extra protection

P2 6a(++) meandering line with huge distances between bolts. 0.5 - 1 cams would make the crux feel more like the guidebook 6a.

P3 5c+ Rightward traversing and ascending on giant Gunks-like ledges, easy at the grade

P4 6b Go *left* from the belay up a well-protected series of blocks. Apparently there is a right-hand 5c variation.

P5 5c Head right up the namesake zigzagging series of fun crimps. Stop here, don't link with the next easy pitch. Alternatively, go left for a long 6a variation.

P6 5b Scramble to the top for a beautiful grassy topout and soak up the view.


Right-hand side of cliff, not marked on the base summer 2012.


Sparse bolts. Light rack of cams for horizontals, especially for P2


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