A group of friends from Freiburg, highly motivated to climb some quality rock,
joined me a weekend in early November. Considering the temperatures this late
in the season, we decided to go to the Gastlosen, one of the best spots to
go rock climbing in fall. Further, these mountains essentially offer any kind
of limestone climbing, in all difficulties, ranging from crack to slab climbing
and from 4a to 8+.
|Difficulty:||All grades from 4a to 7b|
|People:||up to two|
|Access point: ||Jaun (map)|
This trip, we climbed three routes. On the first day, we had a good try on
a 7b slab multipitch. The crux was already behind us, when the sun moved
out of the wall and temperatures turned us around. We then changed the wall
to climb some more fun pitches in the sun.
The second day, we opted for a popular route, Toto Les Heros, 6a multipitch.
It was the first multipitch for my rope partner and this route offered perfect
possibilities to practice these skills. In summary, the Gastlosen do always