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Klus Rock Climbing 


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Location: 47.3043, 7.7007 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Dan Flynn, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Dan Flynn on Dec 18, 2011
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Chilling in the klettergarten.

Description 

Easy-access sport climbing in the Jura. One of the largest areas in the Jura, with 100+ routes from 4c to 7c. Popular area, but if you pick your section right you shouldn't have to wait in line.

The otherwise good-quality limestone can be 'speckig' ('bacony' = greasy), so bring a brush and some chalk.

Southwest aspect, mostly in the trees.

One quite long (for the Jura) multipitch route, but mostly single pitch. Some of the steep routes west of the pillar remain dry in the rain.

In Plaisir Jura.

Getting There 

Train to Klus, 1 hr from Zurich. The cliff band is visible from the train station, just head up the obvious path, marked with a klettergarten sign. The trail deposits you almost a the middle of the cliff. Left for more of the hard stuff, right for easier and shorter routes.

Climbing Season

For the Switzerland area.

Weather station 5.6 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',6],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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