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Riffelhorn Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 9,603'
Location: 45.9808, 7.7584 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Noah.J on Jun 22, 2013
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Riffelhorn from the Rotenboden train station. FYI...


Southern exposure facing the amazing views across the Gorner Glacier. Many, many routes between 5.4 and 5.10b. Check out the Filidor or SAC guides for full details.

Getting There 

Take the GGB train to the Rotenboden station, and walk for 10-15 minutes to the climbs.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.5 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Egg 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a  Europe : Switzerland : Riffelhorn
This is the furthest climb on the south face of the Riffelhorn. 6 pitches of relatively easy but great climbing on hard gneiss. Stunning views of the Matterhorn, Gorner Glacier, and numerous other peaks. Handholds are consistently bomber (except perhaps the last pitch) but the rock itself is somewhat slippery. All pitches felt rather runout, definitely not the typical "plaisir" bolting style of Switzerland. Indeed, route finding was tricky, giving this route a ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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