The Swiss Bloc 1 guidebook covers 12 of the most important boulder-hot-spots in Switzerland, between Schaffhausen and the Alpine divide. In the mountains of Switzerland there is an almost inexhaustible potential of bouldering waiting to be discovered. This volume (North) takes stock of the current situation at the most important Swiss bouldering destinations covered in the German speaking part of Switzerland, with the next volume covering the southern areas of Ticino etc.
This 3-lingual boulder topo guidebook extensively presents many internationally well-known areas such as Magic Wood, Gotthardpass and Sustenpass in full colour photo-topo format, as well as numerous lesser known but equally good areas - steep limestone at Kesslerloch, relaxed valley bouldering in Engelberg, the sandstone boulder fields of Kandersteg, higher altitude bouldering in the Grimselpass and much more.
• Overview topos of the boulder-fields • Nearly 2200 boulder problems in 12 areas • Photos of all boulders with the lines of the problems • Exact information for getting to the area and any access info • Detailed access maps • Altogether more than 1200 photos inside • 320 pages (full colour) • Languages: English/German/French
Read our Rock + Run destination article on Bouldering in Switzerlandto get more info on travel, accommodation and bouldering venues for your trip.
Published Date: 2010
Manufacturer: Gebro Verlag
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I was expecting a nice guide given the price but once I received it, the excitement for going to Switzerland to boulder increased. Great book, good pictures of the boulders and explanations of the areas.