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Steingletscher Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 6,500'
Location: 46.73112, 8.42739 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: JJ Furman on Jun 29, 2016
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100+ easy to moderate single and multi-pitch bolted routes on wonderful grippy granite gneiss. Mostly south facing with short approaches. Great for beginners and children.

For a complete catalog of this area I recommend the Filidor Plaisir Ost guidebook.

Getting There 

From Meiringen drive 40 minutes on route 11 to Alpin Center Sustenpass. This is the hub for the area, and approaches are between 5-45 minutes depending on the specific climb. The Alpin Center has a nice restaurant / biergarten with outdoor seating. There are regular busses to this area. (or course, it's Switzerland!)

Climbing Season

For the Switzerland area.

Weather station 6.2 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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