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Avalonia Is Every Bouldering Climber's Sanctuary In Germany

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Are you one of those North-European cimbers, who escape the cold and drive to the sunny Spanish cliffs for the winter? Or perhaps you are on your way back to enjoy the short northern climbing season? If you happen to travel through Germany, spend a day or two bouldering at the unbelievable Avalonia.

Me and T stopped there for a few days as we drove towards Sweden from Fontainebleau. A tip from two German friends led us to this rare find – one of the few good bouldering areas between Font and North Europe.



Don't get me wrong, though! Avalonia can't be compared to Fontainebleau. It's is a place to make a short pitstop driving to or from Fontainebleau and as such, Avalonia serves well. Easy access and convenient location near the huge highways and a couple of campsites make Avalonia almost perfect sanctuary for a travelling climber tired of driving.
The shady forest with many caves and overhangs offers some solid entertainment across the grades. As long as you know your hooks…