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Best of Genuss Band 1AUSTRIA
Author Rudolf Kühberger, Gerald Forchthammer – Published Panico (2008) – ISBN 978-3-936740-37-0
The guidebook has many colour photographs for inspiration as well as colour crag photos with the lines of the routes. Each climb recieves a well-drawn topo as well as notes on approach and descent in German. Some climbs also receive a pitch by pitch description.
Of greatest interest to visiting climbers is likely to be the Hochkönig massif. A great number of the climbs in this massif are equipped with the controversial home-made Sigi-bolts. These have been responsible for at least one fatal accident and subsequently shown in tests by the German Alpine Club (DAV) to show a large spread in failure loads. The authors have consequently decided not to describe any the routes protected by Sigi-bolts, but still manage to include a large selection of other routes in the Hochkönig.
Crags covered by this Guide