Bire

Climbs 3 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 2000m a.s.l – Faces SE

Crag features
Bire (2502m) is the obvoius and good looking pear shaped (the name comes from Birne - German for Pear) peak above Kandersteg and contains a couple of mountaineering style bolted routes on it's south east flank.

Access notes
Cable car from Kandersteg to 1682m then 50 min walk to crag - ascend through trees past the top of the Rodelbahn.

Descent much longer than guide says and the path is not in great shape, especially the top section - more like 2 hours and quite tricky.

Guidebooks
Schweiz Plaisir West (2012), Schweiz Plaisir West (2004)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGrade
1Biranha6a+ 1
2SE Flanke4c *8
3Every Day is a SaturdayF6a  
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