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Nasenlöcherturm / Nostrils Tower 5.5 - 5.11d

 
Nasenlöcherturm / Nostrils Tower 5.5 - 5.11d

Page Type: Mountain/Rock

Location: Bavaria, Germany, Europe

Lat/Lon: 49.97704°N / 11.19598°E

Object Title: Nasenlöcherturm / Nostrils Tower 5.5 - 5.11d

Activities: Sport Climbing

Season: Spring, Summer, Fall

Elevation: 72 ft / 22 m

 

Page By: tommi

Created/Edited: Sep 1, 2007 / Sep 12, 2007

Object ID: 331452

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Overview

The Nasenlöcherturm / Nostrils Tower is a 22 meter high rock in the Paradise valley.
Its named because of a part of the rock that looks like a nose, with even holes in it.
It offers 6 routes of the UIAA grades IV to VIII.
The rock is vertical and offers an overhang, so its possible to climb in dry rock even when its raining.
The secure points and return hooks are very well.
The rock structure offers holes, borders, cracks and slopes
 
Nasenlöcherturm / Nostrils Tower 5.5 - 5.11d
 

Getting There

Highway 70 from Bamberg in direction of Bayreuth,
take the exit Stadelhofen.
Left direction , you pass the village Wotzendorf in direction to Eichenhüll.
Follow the way to Eichehnüll and then to Treunitz.
In Treunitz go left to Hollfeld, after 750 meters is the Paradise Valley at the right side
On the left side of the road is a small parking range.
Entering the Paradise Valley you meet the Vorderer Paradiestalwächter after 500 meters direct beside the way on your right.
Follow the way for another 400 meters and cross to the other valley side. there you are direct at the Nostrils Tower.
Its a little bit behind the trees but not hard to find.

Red Tape

The whole area is a natural park, The Nasenlöcherturm is a Zone 2 Rock, that means

Zone 2 : Climb only on the existing routes up to the returning hook, no new
routes
New routes possibly after consultation of the appropriate authority.

Camping

There are a lot of cheap guest houses in Treunitz and the villages around.
Wild camping is not allowed.
There are also some camping areas around Treunitz and the other villages

Images

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