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Kingspitz (Berner Oberland) **** VII

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Kingspitz Berner Oberland Switzerland 3
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5b+ - 6a+: 1
6b - 7a: 1
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7c+ - 9a: 0
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Routen gesamt Ausrichtung Style Höhe
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= 2 northeast 2620 M.ü.M.
 
 
 
 

Steep and dominant wall

Everyone who hikes into the Ochsental is impressed by high and steep walls on the left and the right. The steepest and most dominant wall is the northeast face of the Kingspitz, which firstly has been climbed in the year 1938. In 1970, Walter Pause named this route in the book„Im extremen Fels“. Since then, the route is qualified as one of the greatest classic climbing routes in the Alps. Although in the last years better equipped, the route is still strenuous and a tough climbing adventure. The long down walk goes through steep and pathless aerea. Daniel Anker and Michael Piola equipped another route, called Trumpfkönig 6b+. In all of the routes you need additional equipment. Engelhornhütte is the place to spend the night before climbing one of the routes going through the northeast face of the Kingspitz.


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Concierge

 
 
 
 
Single Rope -
Double rope 2x60m
Nuts 2 - 7
Friends 0.5 - 3
Quickdraws 12
Slings 2
Cords Yes
Hammer-Bolts -
 
 
 
 
Rock Limestone
Style
Exposition northeast
Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Altitude 2620 m
Routes 2
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Height 650 m
Equipment 3 - Legend key
Severity VII - Legend key
My first steps No
Website -


Season

  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December

Access draft

Access

by car 1h Gross Rychenbach Google Map ?
by public transportation 1h30' Rosenlaui, Gletscherschlucht Fahrplan

Guidebook

  • Engelhornführer



Suitability for children

no danger for children No
Pram No
Routes for children No

Hints

  • Good summer climbing spot.
  • Toll road.
  • Dangerous access if it’s wet or snowy.
  • Bring good shoes to walk down. Steep and dangerous.
  • Some of the routes are secured with old equipement.
  • Climbing parties may create dangerous rockfall. Do not visit sectors which are located below multipitch routes.
  • The approach already consists of some climbing passages. Have the helmet and the harness ready and use the rope if necessary.

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