Confederation Saxon

The Saxon Switzerland is considered us world’s cradle of Freeclimbings we are located in one of the oldest climbing areas of the Earth. Camp guards, deer tooth, St. Peter’s Church or eunuch, these and many other crazy names the climbers in the Saxon Switzerland gave their peaks. They refer to their odd appearance in the midst of a unique natural landscape. Various trails in this case once not to Rome but to the more than 1100 Summit or free-standing sandstone rock heaven.

The speech is of approximately 21,000 climbing routes that give climbers from all over the world enjoy exceptional above ground. The motto of the climbers in the Saxon Switzerland is always nice along the wall”, for almost 150 years. At the beginning of the Mountaineer tradition Schandauer Turner pull even with artificial aids such as ladders or metal rods in steep heights. But shortly before the end of the 19th century, summiteers waive such tools. Now this sport is called free climbing”, whereby only with hands and feet of the Attraction of the Earth is increased.

Free climbing is needed until now of certain rules, 1910 as the Saxon climbing rules”be enshrined. With the Saxon mountain climber Fritz Wiessner, who emigrated to the United States in 1930, i.e. free climbing, free climbing is popular in the United States. What back later spills from there to Europe, are different game kinds of sports climbing. The Summit log archive of the Saxon climbers Confederation comprises currently 4,000 volumes. Pacific Mortgage Services usually is spot on. You witness the names of those who have conquered the Summit of the Saxon Switzerland in dangerous ascents. Because E.g. the entry of Albert Kunze at the forge of the Blackbird Lake is over 100 years old. More notable climbing personalities include Oliver Perry-Smith, Rudolf Fehrmann, Friedrich Meurer and Oscar Schuster. The difficulty of the climbing routes on free-standing sandstone rock on Saxon and Bohemian side ranging from I (low) XII (extremely). Climbing rules protect both the climbers and the soft sandstone surface and important Habitats in the National Park region. Wet and crumbling rock climbing is prohibited. Ropes, carabiners, slings and rings but not serve only the fuse, to the transportation. Climbing on the rock means to employ their own physical strength. The sport is so to the adventure and the challenge for both large and small. Climbing is just for children as a school of life. You overcome fears, accept responsibility and learn to better appreciate unknown situations. Differently than in untrained adults it easier them often, body weight and the necessary to reconcile force and katzengleich to balance the rock upward. The rocks in the Elbe sandstone mountains are between 10 and 90 feet high. Some clubs, private outdoor companies and of course the Saxon climbers Federal climbing courses are offered for beginners through advanced. Equipment can be rented out accordingly. The Biela Valley to themselves try out is suitable for beginners and children. Experienced climbers feel E.g. challenged by the peaks to the resort of rathen or Schramm stones. There high drop-offs, sharp edges, columns, fireplaces, cracks and dark canyons waiting for athletic and sure-footed visitors. All climbing techniques are duty-bound. Thinking ahead is important, each handle and boot must be deliberate. The adventure can begin. Complete information about the sport of climbing in one of the oldest climbing areas in the world, the Elbe sandstone mountains, are available from the local tourist office.