9 pitches. Extremely impressive line (especially from a distance), with excellently varied and atmospheric climbing throughout. Generally good quality rock but some brittle rock on pitch 6 in particular. Good but sometimes very spaced bolts (circa 10m apart in places). Good cam placements to be found in the off-width crack (pitch 4) and thin crack (pitch 6). Pitch 7 had no obvious natural pro, being armed with only 3 bolts across 40m of slab climbing. Fantastic views from the summit on a sunny day, with a quick and easy 3 abseil and pleasant path descent.

Stutte and Magdefrau 1981


ClimberDateStyle
DrGav 17/May/11 AltLd

Fantastic route. Took an exciting (and happily totally safe) fall from the top of pitch 6 when a pebble broke.

with Dave, Wendy
David Martin 17/May/11 AltLd O/S

Does what it says on the tin. 9 pitches of wonderful and varied climbing, with stunning views back out over UNESCO World Heritage sites. Yes, its run out in places, but bolted where needed.

with Wendy, DrGav
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Andreas Christidis 04/Aug/08 Lead O/S

It was rated to be V+ back in '81, but the open chimney at the beginning of the 4th pitch felt more difficult to me. The 3rd and 4th pitch can / should be climbed as one in order to just clip the 3rd belay and don't risk a fall in the belay. There are a few placements for friends and nuts which should be used.

with Yvonne E.
Julesthe1st 01/Jun/08 Lead O/S

Lead all pitches. Still a memorable route after several years.

with Alex Stripp
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