Please recommend me your favorite Alpine multipitch away from the crowds. In Switzerland first week of September.
Looking for something which doesn't need much acclimatisation. Around 6a obligatoire, classic and away from the crowds would be an extra bonus!
I've previously done Salbitschijen South Ridge, very pleasurable experience. West Ridge is tempting but the character of the route (crack climbing) is keeping me off. Would be nice to hear about experiences on this route?
Last years' trip was the Zinalrothorn South East Ridge, great but less acclimatisation would be preferred.
Thanks in advance
Miror de l’Argentine, e.g. Directe 5b, 12 pitches - plus at least other 10 routes on the slab... might meet your needs?
Looks brilliant, I hadn't heard about it before. Thanks!
Have you considered Gastlosen in Fribourg? Mofre than 1000 routes at any difficulty from scrambles up to multipitch 8a horrors, some trad but mostly sport.
take a look at what can be accessed from the Albert Heim hutte above the Furka Pass. Wonderful spot.
CH Plaisir Selection is surely the guidebook for you. 115 routes to choose from, and every one a coconut! The route topos and info are the meticulous work of Sandro von Kanel.
If you acclimatise to granite slabs, something like Septumania at Eldorado is quite a sporting treat.
Thanks, will take a look.
Good one, thanks. I've climbed at Furka but from Siedelenhütte, good times.
Tjekel's ticklist is worth a look https://www.ukclimbing.com/logbook/set.php?id=3927
Motorhead on Eldorado off the Grimsel pass is one of the best low grade sporty trad routes in Europe.
You never have to queue at Wendenstocke...
Or try Glectchersymphonie on the Wellhorn, 20 pitches, upto 6c but about 6a oblig.
Does it meet the "away from the crowds" criterion? I haven't been there, and tbh one of the things that has put me off is the assumption that it must be nose-to-tail because it's such a famous mega-classic.
I think when we did it there was one other party on it...
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