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Approach Holzflue Balsthal: Brückenwand and Holzflue 590 m

  • Difficulty
    T2
  • Ascent
    0:35 h, 120 m

Approach through the small town of Balsthal.

Route description

Approach to Holzflue

From the station of Balsthal, walk through the centre of town towards the cemetery. Turn left. 100 m along Högerstrasss, bear right onto Amanzenweg. After 70m turn right onto a beautiful little path that zigzags up through the forest. Continue onto the forest road, which leads trough a small tunnel and over a bridge with a nice view of the valley. At the junction, take the steep footpath up to the right. This leads up and round through the rocks to the climbing.

Additional information

Departure point

Balsthal, gare (489 m)

Authors

Carine Devaux Girardin

Carine und Christophe Girardin Devaux

The author-pair from Orvin have one of the best-known climbing areas of Jura almost on their doorstep. Author «Gigi» and designer Carine have written several SAC climbing guidebooks, and are both active in route development and renovation.

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