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Routes : Europe : Switzerland : Glarus : Braunwald


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About Braunwald:

Single and multi-pitch climbing on limestone, as well as a very popular via ferrata.
Nearest town or city: Linthal
Directions: Drive to Linthal / follow signs to Braunwaldbahn / park there. Or take the train to Linthal / Braunwaldbahn. Take the funicular up to Braunwald, then the Gondelbahn to Grotzenbühl, and the chairlift to Seblengrat. From there head towards Gumen.
Latitude, Longitude: 46.95686, 8.98530
Access Issues: The trail turn-off going to the Klettergarten / first exit of the via ferrata is easy to miss. Taking the trail to "Klettersteige / Klettergarten via Gumengrat" as shown in the coordinates given should be easier. Nearby food, sleep and via ferrata gear rental at Berggasthaus Gumen ( Hardy souls could also consider the cave that can be found a bit to the left of the second exit of the via ferrata...
Camping: No
When to Climb: Autumn Spring Summer
Quantity of Climbs: Week