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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)
- 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.