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

Sort climbs
  Climb nameGrade
 FEUERSTEINZWERG 
2SüdverschneidungV
3VerschneidungII
4HumuskulusIII
5WunschtraumIV
6ZwergwerkVII *
7ZwergnaseV+
8Reich der ZwergeVI
9Erschreckend SchönVI **
10BirkenwegVIII-
11Große DebatteVII
12Irren ist menschlichVII
13Netter AnfangVI-
14SachsendreierIV
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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