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Renger Gedächtnisweg (VIIc) - 5.10b

Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00 out of 5
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3 ring bolts, full rack of slings
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating X
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


Named after Erich Renger, an early pioneer of this area, this one's got it all - face, crack, and slab. A classic! Start below a prominent corner that begins about 50 feet up (a short walk left from South Crack - see previous route). Follow easy rock up and right to ledge. Climb face past 1st ring bolt (crux) and follow straight-in jam crack to ledge. Walk left and climb the beautiful jam/lieback crack in corner to 2nd ring bolt and belay. Straigh up through short off-width and climb steep slab past 3rd ring bolt to summit.

Submitted by: gbschmitt on 2002-12-31
Last Modified: 2008-09-03
Views: 885
Route ID: 29809

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  Difficulty 5.10c
  Safety Rating X
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: stevecurtis on 2011-06-09 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars a free solo for me

This was one of the first routes we did in the Elb. I hadn't figured out how to place good knots, and figured I was freesoloing anyway. A good experience with a few burly sections. Each of the three pitches has crux sections. I found the first pitch easiest.

Added: 2011-07-09