Climbs 27
Rocktype Granite
Altitude 2567m a.s.l
Faces S

Rob Powell on Motorhead, Eldorado © David Barlow

Crag features

Eldorado is near the Grimsel Pass, 2165m, in the Bernese Alps. Head to Grimsel Hospice 1980m, located on the northern side of the pass. The hospice is also a bus stop, with buses serving both sides of the pass.

Approach notes

Descent: follow cairns down a channel to right looking at the wall. Maximum attention when wet! Follow the tracks up to a further channel that seems impossible to get off especially when wet (almost always), to right, down, on a spur of the lines we have to double, you should do it. Also for channels, tracks, water slides and swamps to reach a wooded area, find a passage between it and return the vague path between the various streams. Eventually we arrive at the camp under the big rock where they left their packs (if the leg is to be found!). 1 hour good.

Topo here:
ERU - 27/Aug/12
Detailed Eldorado crag photo here:
ERU - 26/Aug/12
Eldorado - Motörhead (6a+) trip report here:
ERU - 26/Aug/12
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1Hypotension6b 1
V *1
VI * 
4Marche Ou Creve6c * 
5Septumania6b **27
6El Maestro
7MotorheadF6a+ ***172
6c * 
10Franz Benelli
7a * 
11Metal Hurlant
6b *6
12Schweiz plaisir
F6a+ 2
13Simple Solution
VI * 
14Radio Sonde
VI * 
15Balai Aerien
VI * 
16Mir (Peace)
17YetiF6c 1
18Forces Motrices
6c+ 4
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