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Galengrat- verschneidung 5c T,S 

Galengrat Rock Climbing 


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Description 

An abundance of raw, alpine granite in a breathtaking alpine setting.

Getting There 

The Furka pass provides a connection between central Switzerland on its east side and the Valais to the west. The road itself is paved, and is generally open to traffic from the early/mid summer until late autumn, depending on weather conditions. On the east side of the pass, there are numerous superb venues for mountaineering activities.

The approach begins from the top of the Furka pass, traversing across beautiful alpine terrain to the base of the Sidelen glacier. The galengrat wall is at the back end of the glacier. The total approach time is around 1 hour and 45 minutes, with limited vertical.

Climbing Season

For the Switzerland area.

Weather station 4.6 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Galengrat

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Galengrat:
Galengrat-verschneidung 5c   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Sport, 9 pitches   
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Featured Route For Galengrat
Rock Climbing Photo: The wall, taken from the base of the route.

Galengrat-verschneidung 5c 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Europe : Switzerland : ... : Galengrat
A superb, moderate day climb on raw, alpine granite in a breathtaking alpine setting. rock is solid and the climbing varied. The final two pitches, up an awesome corner to the gain the ridge, offer continuously brilliant climbing from start to finish. The route is around 300 meters, and has nine pitches....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

Photos of Galengrat Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The Galengrat, from the Sidelen glacier.  The Gale...
The Galengrat, from the Sidelen glacier. The Gale...
Rock Climbing Photo: The top of the Hannibal tower, complete with bench...
The top of the Hannibal tower, complete with bench...
Rock Climbing Photo: From the base of the Sidelen glacier, looking up t...
From the base of the Sidelen glacier, looking up t...
Rock Climbing Photo: Approaching the area, with the Gross Furkahorn mas...
Approaching the area, with the Gross Furkahorn mas...

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