Feuersteine Area

Climbs 97 – Rocktype Granite – Altitude 727m a.s.l – Faces all

Crag features
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...

Access notes
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).

Guidebooks
Westharz (2006)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGrade
 FEUERSTEINZWERG  
2SüdverschneidungV 1
3VerschneidungII  
4HumuskulusIII 1
5WunschtraumIV 1
6ZwergwerkVII * 
7ZwergnaseV+  
8Reich der ZwergeVI  
9Erschreckend SchönVI ** 
10BirkenwegVIII-  
11Große DebatteVII  
12Irren ist menschlichVII  
13Netter AnfangVI-  
14SachsendreierIV 1
15Aufsteig II  
 VERGESSENE WAND  
17Vergissmeinnicht VIIIa6a+  
18Uber Die Dacken vo schierke VIIIc6b+  
 KLEINE FEUERSTEIN  
20Sudwand VIIa5c *** 
21Auf Alten Spuren VIIa5c * 
22AV VIIc6a  
23Sudwestweg V4a *** 
24Feuersteinefreunde VIIIa6a+ * 
25Krauterbein & Hexentöö VIIIb6b  
26Schachmatt VIIcVI+ *** 
27Ostwand VIIaVI- * 
28Konigsfeuer IXaVIII * 
29Feuersteinwalze VIIIcVII+  
30Stille Glut VIIIcVII+  
31Etikettenweg ViiiaVII  
32Nordostweg ViV+  
33NordwandIV  
34Dursch die mitte ViV+  
35Rechte N WandIV  
36NordwestwegIII ** 
37BUD WegIII  
 MOVED CLIMBS  
39Direkte Sudwand ViibVI  
40Letze Schluck ViibVI+  
 GROSSE FEUERSTEIN  
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