Balcony Helvetia

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Sport
Lots of sun!
15 mins
Uphill
Seepage
Sheltered

An impressive piece of rock above and right of the main sections of Arhi. Despite a short approach the crag has a very remote feel about it. The routes are mostly hard though despite this it is quite a popular venue, especially in cold weather as it is exceptionally sheltered.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Memory
The wall and tufa-pipe on the far left.
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6b+
2
Chäppi
A huge 40m pitch up the big tufa column. A committing feeling pitch despite the 24 bolts. Dedicated to Kaspar Ochsner who died...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7c
3
Milo
Spaced bolts makes for a bold outing.
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
7a
4
French Kiss
Sharp crimps lead to steep broccoli-style pockets. Gets little traffic but is worth the effort.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
7a
5
Swiss Kiss
Powerful, sustained and hard to on-sight, but a great route away from the crowds.
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7a+
6
Kalymnian Cheese
1) 6a+, Perseo on Arhi Right. 2) 6b+, 3) 7a. The upper part of this multi-pitch outing (140m) through the long line of loose...
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Loose
7a
7
Gruene Feigen

1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
7c
8
Mr Souvlaki
A bouldery start on greasy, shallow tufas gains the wall.
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7c
9
Chnosis Zange
 
3 Stars
7c+
10
M40
A fine sustained and spooky pitch.
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
7a+
11
Fracaso
An unknown quantity but is reported as loose and best avoided.
2 user comments
 
Loose
??
12
Patsamama
Maybe still a project. Round the right edge of the arched cave passed on the approach.
 8b
13
The End of Mythos
A fine climb on the right of the arched cave passed on the approach, mostly jug-pulling with a few finger flakes along the way.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6c+
  • Latest Comments

    For ARHI

    Thetis
    "doesn't get less soapy over the years ... anyway: nice route!" 03/Oct top50

    Harry Parterre
    "Very good route, not sustained, just keep cool to the end..." 07/Nov

    Icaro
    "6c/6c+ for me also, nice and unexpecting technical moves" 14/Jan

    Ne pas toucher a ma bit
    "the correct grade is 8a+" 13/Jan

    Orione
    "Beware of the runout!" 01/Dec

    Swiss Kiss
    "Nice Route, worth going up this sector for a quieter place" 30/Jun

    Icaro
    "My opinion is that 6b+ would make it a major sandbag. It felt harder than the ot..." 29/Sep

    Il Pittore
    "the crimp is quite tricky but stick with it as theres great climbing above; i th..." 28/Sep

    Medusa
    "Not sure if it's 6a or 6a+ (as given in the new guide) but definately worth 3 st..." 04/Jun

    Triana
    "Best route here! Totally absorbing, crux section has your toes burning - wonder..." 30/May

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