REI Community

Select Area...
Barenschlucht Wände 

Bärenschlucht Rock Climbing 

Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Elevation: 1,132'
Location: 49.77838, 11.38582 View Map  Incorrect?
Page Views: 553
Administrators: Shawn Heath, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Shawn Heath on Aug 11, 2014
You & This Area
Best climbs for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]


Altogether the eponymous location of one of the best extreme climbing destinations, a large camping ground, and the launching point to many other crags which are just across the street. These crags are Püttlachkamin, Erinnerungswand, and Weidener Wand.

Getting There 

The GPS coordinates given are to the parking area.
Located between Tüchersfeld and Pottenstein is the campground "Bärenschlucht" off the road to Weidmannsgesees. If you're not camping here, park on the right 30m after turning onto this road from the B470 (the road between Tüchersfeld and Pottenstein.

Climbing Season

For the Frankenjura area.

Weather station 16.2 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

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

Featured Route For Bärenschlucht
Rock Climbing Photo: Herkules essentially follows the faint sun/shade l...

Herkules 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c  Europe : Germany : ... : Barenschlucht Wände
This all-time classic is one of the best of its grade in the Frankenjura, and surely among the best 5.13 sport climbs in the world. The rock is ideal, climbing a cresting wave of steep limestone littered in fist-deep, incut pockets. The climbing is fully modern, continuously challenging, and terribly satisfying. The route includes several distinct cruxes beginning with an improbable huck move that will leave mortals dangling from the end of the rope. Those who stick the move will face a puzz...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

Comments on Bärenschlucht Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -

Mountain Project

The Definitive Climbing Resource

MTB Project

Next Generation MTB Trail Maps

Powder Project

Backcountry Ski Maps & Secret Stashes
FREE Stickers · Gyms · RSS · School of Rock · Contact · About