Wendenstocke

Climbs 57 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 2604m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
Probably Switzerland's most important crag. Miles of cliff up to 1000m high, mostly very solid. Bolted but sparsely, so friends and rocks are essential. The easiest routes start at about F6b, and that is "obligatory"

Access notes
Park at Wendenalp, and then either bivvy / inconspicuous tent / sleep in car here, or take the two hour trip with food and sleeping bag to bivvy at the crag. A difficult decision. The routes are all long, there are often thunderstorms in the afternoon, and both the crag and walking descent are lethal during rain.

Guidebooks
Schweiz Extrem West (2010), Schweiz Extrem Band 1 (2006)

Climbs at this crag

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  Climb nameGrade
1Wendenstocke summitsummit
2Excalibur6b ***
3Im Auge des Zyklopen7b ***
4La Svizzera8a+ ***
5Coelophysis8a+ ***
6Squaw7b **
7Kooianisquazi6c+ **
8Letzter Mohikaner7c ***
9Vreneli7c
10Torwächter7a **
11Sonnenkönig6c ***
12Passion6c+ **
13El Condor Pasa6c+ **
14Glory7a+ **
15Voie du Frére6c+ ***
16Patent Ochsner7a ***
17Sternschnuppe6c+ ***
18Inuit6c+ ***
19Stars Away6c+ ***
20Dragon6c *
21Zonda6c
22Troja7a+ ***
23Lancelot7a ***
24Blaue Lagune7b+ ***
25Indian Summer7b **
26Wendenvögel6b ***
27Niagara7b+ ***
28Legacy7b+ ***
29Ibicus7b+
30Andorra7c **
31Elefantenohr7c+ ***
32Jednicka Nr.17c ***
33Zahir8b+ ***
34Paco7b **
35Aureus6b+ **
36Charia7b
37Espérit6c+ *
38Strada del Sole7a+ ***
39Portami via7c+ ***
40Querschläger7a ***
41Imago7b
42Cleopatra8a ***
43Batman7b+ **
44Trash7a *
45Pain Killer7b **
46Tsunami7b+ ***
47Caminando7a+ ***
48Dingo7c ***
49As de Cur6c+ **
50Millenium7b ***
51Spasspartout6a ***
52Affannase6c+ *
53Nachtexpress7a ***
54Rockmantic7b+ **
55Virus7b+ *
56Zyland7b ***
57Sawiris7a+ ***
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