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Leysin Rock Climbing 

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Location: 46.3476, 7.0174 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Seleucus on Jun 17, 2012
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The Swiss town of Leysin is the access point for a number of different mountains and crags. Most famous of these is the Tour d'Aï. This peak is home to many multipitch sport climbs and a Via Ferrata.

Getting There 

From Aigle take highway 11 to Le Sepey, from there follow the signs to Leysin.

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.3 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: Voie du Dièdre

Voie du Dièdre 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Europe : Switzerland : ... : Tour de Mayen
An interesting route, but difficult to find it in good condition. If it's too dry, you'll get a huge amount of dirt blown into your face from the cracks. If it's too wet, it'll stay wet for a while. Pitch 1 (5.6): Easy grassy crack to a belay ledge. Pitch 2 (5.10a): Some tenuous crack moves leads to thin face climbing. Pitch 3 (5.7): Fairly straightforward climbing up a crack system to a belay ledge. Pitch 4 (5.9): Go up an awkward dihedral/crack system. At the top traverse left under a r...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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