Mathijs K powering through the magnificent third p...
Easy access single pitch and multipitch sport climbing on solid limestone, in an alpine setting.
The three areas described here span the Meltchal valley, on the north side, up top, and on the south side.
Melchtal is a relatively quiet valley very close to Lucerne, and is accessible by public transport (bus) or car.
Public transportation options: train/bus/cable car for Melchsee-Frutt (Bonistock) or Cheselenflue.
Use 'Stöckalp' as destination in SBB.ch.
Climbing Season For the Switzerland area.
Weather station 6.5 miles from here
30 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',8],['3 Stars',17],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Melchtal
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Melchtal:
Featured Route For Melchtal
Die Maenner von Memmental 7a+ 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Europe
: ... : Cheselenflue
A stellar route, defined by its wildly exposed, crux third pitch. Pitch 1: 6b, up a steep slab on reasonably good holds.Pitch 2: 6c+, continues up the slab to its end and then into steeper terrain above on good holds. There is a distinct crux move just above the end of the slabby section. Pitch 3: 7a+, from a comfortable ledge (anchor shared with the Blauer Kaefer), the route traverses right, onto an overhanging slab of rock that juts out into space. On the slab, the line continues up and to ...[more] Browse More Classics in International
By FourT6and2 Haftel
From: San Francisco, CA
Nov 1, 2016
There are a lot more climbable (bolted) areas here than what's listed. Like... hundreds of routes. Go to the Melchsee-Frutt website and there are route guides you can download with many of them. Really good topos too.