Feuersteine Area Harz/Harzvorland, GERMANY
Climbs 97 – Rocktype Granite – Altitude 727m a.s.l – Faces all
Granite outcrops and boulders in wooded area north of Schierke in the Oberharz area. Maximum height 30m. Some bolted protection. DAV crag database link: http://tinyurl.com/29prpu4
Apparently, Goethe visited the boulders on a geological research trip and later set the Walpurgis Night scene of Faust here...
The crag is 100m from Schierke train station which is on tourist steam train track: http://www.hsb-wr.de (Trains run every hour or so and costs €26). You can park at the station for €5 or for free in the town which is about 30min walk down the hill. There's also a bus into Schierke from Wernigerode, number 257 http://www.wvb-gmbh.de/ for €5).
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