List of Crags
|Region||Crag||Overview||Rock Type||Altitude||Number of routes||Range of Routes||Faces||Name|
|Switzerland - Bernese Oberland||Luegibruggli||
A small crag with some excellent routes on a limestone / sandstone mix. The view from the restaurant at the top is worth a visit in its own right.
|Sandstone||900m||30||5c - 7c||South West||Switzerland - Bernese Oberland|
|Switzerland - Bernese Oberland||Schmocken||
A small, scenic and interesting winter crag. The cliimbing is on a vertical wall with well bolted routes that are often tough for their grade. Up to 25 metres in length.
|Sandstone||800m||30||6a - 8a||South||Switzerland - Bernese Oberland|
|Switzerland - Central||Cheselenfluh||
Cheselenflue is the big impressive cliff that can be seen from the Stockalp to Melchsee Frutt road, or ski piste in winter.
|Limestone||1700m||10||5c - 7a||South||Switzerland - Central|
|Switzerland - Central||Diamantstock||
Diamantstock is a granite mountain accessible from the very pleasant Bächlitalhütte. The Grosser Diamantstock is an excellent full day tour that is often underestimated.
|Granite||3162m||2||4c - 5a||South||Switzerland - Central|
|Switzerland - Central||Fallenflue Förröm||
Long pitches from the exposed ledge. Make sure your rope is long enough!
|Limestone||1200m||15||South||Switzerland - Central|
|Switzerland - Central||Fallenflue Gülden||
Single pitch sport routes in a big wall setting. Excellent rock, hot when the sun is shining in winter, and too hot to climb if it is shining in the summer.
|Limestone||1200m||30||South||Switzerland - Central|
|Switzerland - Central||Fallenflue Plumbum||
Excellent climbing from the exposed ledge
|Limestone||1200m||20||South||Switzerland - Central|
|Switzerland - Central||Fallenflue Silber||
Short warm up routes away from the main crag
|Limestone||1200m||15||South||Switzerland - Central|
|Switzerland - Central||Galengrat||
A big wall of near perfect granite, Galengrat offers "plaisir pur" rock climbing to within an hour of the summit of Galenstock.
|Granite||3250m||2||6a - 6c||South||Switzerland - Central|
|Switzerland - Central||Hannibal Turm||
Hannibal Turm offers friendly, multi pitch climbing, set amongst the beauiful rock scenery surrounding Furkapass, with the added attraction of reaching the summit of a large detached monolith.
|Granite||2882m||4||6a - 6c||South||Switzerland - Central|
|Switzerland - Central||Melchsee Frutt||
For beauty alone Melchsee is worth a visit. A small ski village resting peacefully alongside a couple of lakes, amid stunning mountain scenery, it has everything for the outdoor enthusiast.
|Limestone||2400m||120||South||Switzerland - Central|
|Switzerland - Central||Telli||
One of Central Switzerland's better crags, Telli has a range of routes from 5c slabs through to steep 8b walls. The rock is generally good, and on the easier routes at least has good holds.
|Limestone||450m||50||5c - 8b||South West||Switzerland - Central|
|Switzerland - Churfirsten||Churfirsten - Tristencholben||
Tristencholben is the rounded pinnacle east of Rosenboden that is clearly visible when you walk round the "Blumenweg" from the Chäsenrugg cable car. At first sight it is a daunting place to climb.
|Limestone||216m||5||5c - 7b||South||Switzerland - Churfirsten|
|Switzerland - Grimsel Pass||Grimsel - Bügeleisen||
Bugeleisen lies opposite the power station on Grimsel pass, an isolated buttress with excellent slab climbing.
|Granite||1650m||3||5c - 6c||East||Switzerland - Grimsel Pass|
|Switzerland - Grimsel Pass||Grimsel - Mittagfluh||
An excellent 350m slab of granite , offering some fine routes. The routes are bolted, with good anchors on all the belays, however a few friends and wires are necessary on most routes.
|Granite||1800m||5||5a - 7a||South West||Switzerland - Grimsel Pass|
|Switzerland - Jura||Balsthal Osterloch and Überhang||
A couple of small overhanging buttresses with a few short but interesting routes. Osterloch faces west. The Überhang stays dry in the rain, and gets the sun until 1pm.
|Limestone||500m||5||7a - 8a||All||Switzerland - Jura|
|Switzerland - Jura||Bettlerküche||
Situated on the top of the hills above the Aare valley, Bettlerküche is in a perfect position to enjoy the views of the Swiss plain.
|Limestone||1100m||50||6a - 8a||South||Switzerland - Jura|
|Switzerland - Jura||Bränten||
A one route crag, Kingway finds a solid way up an otherwise chossy crag. Gets the sun in the afternoon.
|Limestone||600m||1||North West||Switzerland - Jura|
|Switzerland - Jura||Schattenberg||
Excellent routes up to 40m in length. Mostly good rock, and positive holds. The crag is protected from the sun by the trees in summer, but in contrast some parts get the sun in the winter.
|Limestone||1200m||200||South||Switzerland - Jura|
|Switzerland - Jura||Vaferdeau||
An impressive crag set in a pretty location.
|Limestone||650m||100||4c - 8a||South||Switzerland - Jura|
|Switzerland - Rätikon||Rätikon - Seeflueli||
A small (by Rätikon standards), easily accessible cliff above Partnunsee. Seeflueli offers a couple of short, reasonably well bolted routes which nevertheless retain an alpine character.
|Limestone||2000m||3||6b - 7a+||West||Switzerland - Rätikon|
|Switzerland - Rätikon||Rätikon - Sulzfluh||
The Sulzfluh is situated at the east end of Rätikon, the chain of mountains above Schiers and St. Antonien that forms the border between Switzerland and Austria.
|Limestone||2500m||30||6a - 8?||South||Switzerland - Rätikon|
|Switzerland - Tessin||Val Maggia - Cevio||
One of the best crags in Tessin for those who climb above 7a. Climbing in Cevio is on a gently overhanging wall with many classic routes.
|Granite||500m||50||6b - 8a||North East||Switzerland - Tessin|
|Switzerland - Tessin||Val Maggia - Prato||
An excellent crag of high quality granite with a bit of something for everyone. Prato is set in a beautiful location, and has some excellent routes. Well worth a visit.
|Granite||700m||50||3 - 8||West||Switzerland - Tessin|
|Switzerland - Tessin||Val Maggia - Terra di Mezzo||
A steep crag with some good endurance routes in the 6c to 7a range. Faces west, so gets the afternoon sun, in winter this leaves early. Best in Spring and Autumn.
|Granite||700m||50||6b - 7b||West||Switzerland - Tessin|
|Switzerland - Wallis||Herr der Ringe||
An appropriately named crag set in a magic wood in a really beautiful location. Excellent for short, technical, bouldery climbing in mid summer.
|Gneiss||1000m||50||5a-7c||North West||Switzerland - Wallis|
|Switzerland - Wallis||Simplon Dorf||
A small but very worthwhile crag close to Simplon Dorf. It is an excellent summer venue being located at 1500m, and in the shade in the afternoon.
|Gneiss||1480m||50||East||Switzerland - Wallis|