This summer Edition Filidor reissued the popular climbing guides “Switzerland extreme West (Volume 1)” and “Switzerland plaisir West (Volume 1)”. We are giving away 3 copies each.
A lot has happened since the 2010 edition of Extrem West. New walls have been discovered, routes established and projects freed. Switzerland Extreme West (Volume 1) describes the most beautiful climbing gardens from 6a onwards from Freiburg via the Bernese Oberland to Vaud as well as the areas of the entire Valais. Sandro von Känel, author of the Filidor climbing guides, has put together a personal best-of for Lacrux readers:
Switzerland plaisir West (Volume 1) contains the most beautiful climbing areas from Fribourg to the Bernese Oberland to the popular climbing areas on the Susten, Grimsel and Furka passes. Here, too, a lot has been added since the last edition: a total of 370 new rope lengths were available for climbing enthusiasts and, first of all, a personal listical from Sandro von Känel:
Climate-friendly mobility when climbing is a topic that we will all be dealing with much more intensively in the future. Sandro von Känel picked out 5 multi-pitch routes from his climbing guides that are particularly well connected to public transport:
Raffle: 2×3 climbing guides
If you're really keen to visit the climbing pearls of western Switzerland, all you have to do is take part in our raffle. With a bit of luck, you'll soon have a hot-off-the-press climbing guide in your hands. Simply fill out the form below and you will be entered into the raffle pot. Good luck!
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Credits: Cover picture Sandro von Känel