Apfel Strudel

 5c

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19m. A steady little face climb. Not in current guidebook.
FA. A.Jende 13.3.93

USER COMMENTS

Generally easy 6a+, or 6a with a hard bit in the middle.
Ewan - 03/Jun/01

I liked the route, and it definately deserves a least one star.
eddie church - 15/May/03

My favourite of the day. Found the middle bit hard but i'm quite short. Rest was pleasant. Worth a star.
Jez - 08/May/05

There has just got to be a misprint in the 2005 guidebook hasn't there? This is 6a+ not 5+.
silhouette - 18/Jul/05

It used to be, but the whole crag leaned back about 5 degrees when to top half of "Donuts for Duvets" fell down...
Ben Stokes - 20/Jul/05

Granted the middle bit may now be easier, but the last two bolts now seem to be the crux instead; high 6a perhaps or easy 6a+, but still not a 5+ in my opinion. Footwork would be too technical for a 5+ climber.
silhouette - 14/Aug/05

6a+. Someone is either cruel, very strong or a bit of a prankster!
Wilbur - 07/Aug/06

Tough at 5+, but not desperate give it a go. Keep your cool and watch your feet on the top moves for a deserved tick.
tom ogorman - 18/Feb/07

Tried this as a "warmup route" (I'm topped out up to F6a+ outdoors) - this was the hardest of the day - I just couldn't reach the 2nd last bolt and had to rope down from there. Definitely harder than "Megs got Lukemia" or "Cinema Paradiso" (F6a).
Barry - 06/Aug/07

Penultimate bolt was probably the crux. Much easier once I'd found the great little flowstone ridge out left, made for a good side-pull to get the feet up and then it's all pretty much jugs.
Andy R - 24/Apr/08

Enjoyable, technical climb BUT don't expect a 5+!
Pino - 03/Aug/08

Nice face climbing in contrast to the tufa pinching on other routes hereabouts. But it sure ain't 5+! The moves to clip the last bolt before the lower-off are definitely worth 6a.
John Parker - 05/Jul/09

This has been upgraded to 6a in the CC guide, and I led it yesterday clean, having rested on it a few years ago expecting a "warm-up" 5+ and finding myself floundering. Hard 5+ / easy 6a, delicate face climbing.
Phil Murray - 10/Aug/09

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