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Sven Glückspilz S 

Platten Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 6,500'
Location: 46.73583, 8.41332 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

20+ climbs up to 8 pitches, all bolted plaisir style. Climbing is slab / face with features on hard gneiss. (sounds like "nice" for a reason)

Getting There 

Park at the next big switchback 1 km up the road from Alpin Center Sustenpass. Take a trail due north 20 minutes to the base.

Alpin Center has food and beer.

Climbing Season

For the Switzerland area.

Weather station 5.8 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Sven Glückspilz 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  Europe : Switzerland : ... : Platten
5 pitches of slab and face climbing on grippy gneiss. Belay stations were comfortable enough for 4 people (though belay #4 was tight). Pitches vary from 35-45 meters. The crux is at the beginning of pitch 3. Pitch 5 is steep but feature rich, short, and fairly easy. (rated 4c/5.6, but seemed easier)Rap off (2x 50m or 2x 60m)There are 2 dozen sister climbs on this same cliff. For more information I highly recommend the Filidor Plaisir Ost climbing guidebook....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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