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Zeichen der Freundschaft 6b+ 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 10 pitches, 900', Grade III
Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Roger Würsch, Christoph Linder, Patrick Muhmenthaler, Claude Lévy
Season: Summer, autumn
Page Views: 734
Submitted By: Colin Winter on Dec 27, 2011

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The unforgettable layback crack on pitch three of ...

Description 

A wonderful line following various corner and crack systems. Entertaining from bottom to top, and very homogeneous in difficulty. This route, still quite new, is destined to become a classic.

Pitches go at 5c+, 6a, 6a+, 6b+, 6b, 5c+, 5c+, 6a, 6a+, 6b+. We found the final pitch to be the most demanding: after a gorgeous layback crack, the pitch traverses several meters to the right, underneath a bulge, where a very solid portion of counterpressure (arms pulling an undercling, feet pushing against the vertical slab underneath) is required.
Rock Climbing Photo: Topo
Topo


Location 

From the base of the abseilpiste, ascend the gully a short distance, following red markings. Scramble across to the other side of the gully, still following the markings, to a fixed rope which leads to the start of the route (name is painted at the base).

See area description for getting in to the gorge and back to the starting point afterwards.

Protection 

Fully bolted from start to finish.

2x50m ropes.


Photos of Zeichen der Freundschaft 6b+ Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Pitch five (6b), Zeichen der Freundschaft
Pitch five (6b), Zeichen der Freundschaft
Rock Climbing Photo: Pitch five (6b), Zeichen der Freundschaft
Pitch five (6b), Zeichen der Freundschaft
Rock Climbing Photo: Pitch seven (5c+), Zeichen der Freundschaft
Pitch seven (5c+), Zeichen der Freundschaft
Rock Climbing Photo: Exiting pitch nine (6a+), Zeichen der Freundschaft...
Exiting pitch nine (6a+), Zeichen der Freundschaft...
Rock Climbing Photo: Pitch ten (6b+), Zeichen der Freundschaft, just be...
Pitch ten (6b+), Zeichen der Freundschaft, just be...
Rock Climbing Photo: Pitch four of Zeichen der Freundschaft (6b+). Goes...
Pitch four of Zeichen der Freundschaft (6b+). Goes...
Rock Climbing Photo: The fat crack of pitch four, Zeichen der Freundsch...
The fat crack of pitch four, Zeichen der Freundsch...
Rock Climbing Photo: Pitch one of Zeichen der Freundschaft (5c+)
Pitch one of Zeichen der Freundschaft (5c+)
Rock Climbing Photo: Zeichen der Freundschaft, in the thin upper sectio...
Zeichen der Freundschaft, in the thin upper sectio...
Rock Climbing Photo: Pitch five of Zeichen der Freundschaft (6b)
Pitch five of Zeichen der Freundschaft (6b)
Rock Climbing Photo: Pitch ten of Zeichen der Freundschaft (6b+), the c...
Pitch ten of Zeichen der Freundschaft (6b+), the c...

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