climbing in the Okertal / Harz mountains
The Oker Valley ist the biggest granit climbing area in the Harz Mountains. This guidebook describes all of the 106 crags with over 1280 routes in the Oker Valley. The focus is on easy and medium-difficulty routes, but there are also plenty of sporty 8th, 9th and even some 10th.
Routes are drawn with dashed lines in one of three colours, according to their difficulty level (UIAA):
Green – up to 3+
Blue – 4- to 5+
Red – 6- to 7+
Grey – 8- to impossible
Projects are drawn in black, and approaches are drawn in white.
Perfect photo topos, precise access and ascent sketches as well as detailed descriptions of them, route information, star ratings, safety tips – it´s a climbing guide from GEOquest.
language german / in some parts english