Elbsandstein Climbing, Hiking and Via Ferrata Fun

I have been climbing, hiking and doing via ferrata a lot in the Elbsandstein mountains recently. I give a short overview of Saxon style climbing and a summary of the main via ferrata in the region.

You have a great but airy overview at the top of Häntzschelstiege.
You have a great but airy overview at the top of Häntzschelstiege.

The Elbsandstein …

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Ice Climbing in Berlin?!

In January we went ice climbing in Berlin at Der Kegel.

Pascal wields some ice tools.
Pascal wields some ice tools.

To do ice climbing, you usually need a frozen waterfall or a glacier. At least you typically should be in some form of alpine setting. Here in Berlin, we do not have all this …

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Rock Climbing Trip in the Frankenjura

This is a report of our climbing trip to the Frankenjura, which is one of Germany’s most well-known rock climbing areas. We stayed in the small town of Schlaifhausen.

The church on top of the mountain near the climbing spot.
The church on top of the mountain near the climbing spot.

At the end of June, we went on a …

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