The best sport climbing area in Switzerland, for summer and hard routes.


(photo-link to J. Siegrist)

Two sectors, about 60 routes, from 6a to 9a (one sector from 6a to 7b, one other from 7c+ to 9a)

Altitude 1500 m, sun from 8 to 15 (south), good in summer.


" Gimmelwald is one of the most aesthetic places I have climbed " Adam Ondra

(photo-link to UKclimbing article)

To sleep: 

- Camping Rutti in Stechelberg 

mountain hostel in Gimmelwald.



Gimmelwald is car-free, so it is accessible from Stechelberg:

- via Schilthornbahn" cable car (6.20 Swiss Francs for a single and 12 for a return)

- or an hour and a half walk .

From Gimmelwald to the crag itself is forty-five minutes walking.

From the crag to Stechelberg the walk down is very scenic.


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Posted by 9b on March 1, 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

27cragsclimbervoice8a and many others are amazing sites, but sometimes, expecially if you worked a lot to envision, bolt, clean routes or boulders, you want to monetize a little your efforts.

9b can help you in this aim.


As you can see here, in 9b there are many " topo groups ".


You can add a discussion in every "topo group".

In your discussion you can edit and publish your own climbing topoguide, as a "paywall", a "destination page", requiring climbers their payment by credit card or paypal to access and read, even on SMARTPHONES (iphones, android phones, ...)


After having paid, climbers can see, save and print your climbing topoguide.


In this discussion you can add:


1) PHOTOS regarding one specific SECTOR (of routes or bouldering, dws lines)


a) "PHOTO topo":

It's very easy to edit a photo topo:

- upload a photo of a rock in a topo group discussion

- drawn the lines

- write names and grades (an example…



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