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Salbitschijen Westridge 

Salbitschijen Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 9,778'
Location: 46.6806, 8.5294 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Jan-Thijs Menger on Aug 19, 2013  with updates from Colin Winter
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Summitblock of Salbitschijen (2981m)


Alpine land. Accessible from Goscheneralp. Walk up to the Salbit-hütte SAC. From there walk to the west to the Salbitschijen.

The routes are mainly on awesome, bomber granite. Slabs and cracks. Sport and trad.

Getting There 

Park at the parking at the start of the route to the Salbit-hütte. Follow the trail (marked in red/white) for 2hrs to the hut. From there walk through to the west to the desired climb.

Approachtime: app 2,5hrs

Climbing Season

For the Switzerland area.

Weather station 4.7 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Salbitschijen

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Salbitschijen:
Salbit Westridge   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Alpine, 32 pitches, 3300'   Salbitschijen Westridge
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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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