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Salbitschijen Westridge Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 9,778'
Location: 46.6768, 8.5219 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

The westridge of Salbitschijen. The ridge itself is a popular climb. On the southface of the ridge are some famous climbs as well. Crack/slab climbing on bomber granite, mainly trad.

Bivouacing is easy, and there's a shelter as well (12persons, 10CHF).

Getting There 

From the Salbit-hütte SAC, walk to the west and cross the Southridge. Follow the blue-white markings and cross the hanging bridge. From there walk to the base of the ridge.

Climbing Season

For the Switzerland area.

Weather station 4.8 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Salbitschijen Westridge

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Salbitschijen Westridge:
Salbit Westridge   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Alpine, 32 pitches, 3300'   
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Salbit Westridge 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b  Europe : Switzerland : ... : Salbitschijen Westridge
Famous ridgeclimb in beautiful granite. An early start is necessary. For me some of the pitches where incredible, but it was hard work to do it in a day. We fixed the first pitched the day before.First Tower:p1 6b (6a A0): some pitons. Crack climbing and some slabmoves. Beautiful pitch 42m.p2 5c: easy climbing. Some five 5c-moves (laybacking) 40m.p3 5a: easy climbing, follow the natural line to the next anchor 40m.p4 4b: easy climbing, some bushwacking 45mp5 5a: to the grassband, than to the rig...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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