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Ankatalturm Rock Climbing 

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Location: 49.6016, 11.4865 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Shawn Heath, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Shawn Heath on Jun 2, 2012
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The view of Ankatal from the road


The main thing you can see from the street is the tall tower (turm). Though this is the same height as the west wall (25m), it sits much higher up and may look therefore a little bigger.
The climbing, oddly, is also different on this side. Here the routes are typically overhanging and heavily pocketed (typical Frankenjura). There are, of course, exceptions which are more vertical and technical, and those are the warm-ups. :)

Getting There 

From wherever you park, hike up.

Climbing Season

For the Frankenjura area.

Weather station 25.6 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

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Café Kraft 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b  Europe : Germany : ... : Ankatalturm
This gymnastic line is easily the best line in the Ankatalturm cave. The rock is excellent, and a bit unusual for the Frankenjura, resembling pocketed volcanic stone (like rhyolite) in shape and texture. Despite its length, it ultimately boils down to a four or five move boulder problem to gain the headwall above the steeply undercut start. Begin atop a large boulder, and make a series of difficult stabs into less-than-sinker two finger pockets. Struggle over the lip, where a few well-earne...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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