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Zurich climbing partner wanted

Hello
I've just arrived in Zurich and am looking for a rock climbing partner based here. I haven't climbed that much in the last year, so I'm initially looking to do some indoor climbing (I think there's a centre in Altstetten...) and hopefully outdoor in the summer.

If you are in a similar position, I look forward to hearing from you...

If you're a climber but don't need a partner, perhaps you could offer any other advice for climbers new to Zurich?

Thanks and happy climbing
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Old 04.05.2007, 15:33
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Re: Zurich climbing partner wanted

The Gaswerk is not far from Altstetten. They have everything from below-easy top-rope routes to nasty, over-hanging routes, and a boulder ceiling, too. There even is a forum for climbing partner searches on their website.

I've been there several times. It's group-friendly.
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Old 04.05.2007, 15:40
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Re: Zurich climbing partner wanted

There's a halfway decent place in Winterthur as well, right by the hauptbahnhof.
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Old 04.05.2007, 15:47
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Re: Zurich climbing partner wanted

Milandia in Griefensee is also turning their kids play hall into an indoor climbing centre which is great if you have kids as there is child care on site.
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Old 04.05.2007, 15:49
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Re: Zurich climbing partner wanted

Hi Andy,

If you're ever in Vaud/Lausanne, drop me an email or PM - I'm looking for climbing partners too.
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Re: Zurich climbing partner wanted

Andy,

Have just arrived in Zurich to start a permanent job and would like to meet up at a wall. I have tried the Minimum' bouldering centre and am just about to visit the http://www.kletterzentrum.com in Schlieren. Unfortunately I haven't climbed much in the last 2 years but am now keen to get fit over the winter and try some Swiss rock.

If your game we could meet at a wall on Wednesday or Thursday evening.

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Old 12.08.2007, 12:42
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Re: Zurich climbing partner wanted

Andy hasn't been online since May so better keep searching...
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Re: Zurich climbing partner wanted

Thanks. If there is anyone else out there who wants an experienced climbing partner please get in touch.

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Re: Zurich climbing partner wanted

I'm in Zurich for a 6 month stint. If anyone is interested in climbing at Gaswerks or outdoors, when the weather improves, I should be available most weekends and the occassion weeknight.

I'll have a full rack and rope with me by next month, if there are any trad areas nearby. Otherwise, happy to clip bolts. I'll lead up to 6a trad, a little harder sport (when not recovering from shoulder surgery).

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Re: Zurich climbing partner wanted

If I get a job in Zurich... Sure we can rock the rock. I had a job interview today hope they will hire me.
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Good luck. Look me up if and when you hit towm.

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Indoor climbing partners wanted Zurich

Hi

As the long dark nights draw in.....

I am looking for indoor climbing partners for climbing at either Milandia or
Schlieren mid week evenings.

I am happy to boulder or lead climb (up to 6b! - although enthusiasm more important than ability).

Cheers

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Old 15.10.2008, 13:51
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Re: Zurich climbing partner wanted

Hi Simon67, welcome to EF. If you search the forum for "Gaswerk", you'll find a couple other threads with potential climbing partners.
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Re: Zurich climbing partner wanted

Ok, so I would be a newbe to climbing but I have the equipment. would like to join somebody to learn the basics and climb a little indoor and out. In and around Zurich. Are there any group visits to the indoor walls being organised, it would be possible to join up with? I heard something about tuesdays and Thursdays in Schliren but that was just rumours.

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Old 16.10.2008, 13:20
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Re: Zurich climbing partner wanted

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Ok, so I would be a newbe to climbing but I have the equipment. would like to join somebody to learn the basics and climb a little indoor and out. In and around Zurich. Are there any group visits to the indoor walls being organised, it would be possible to join up with? I heard something about tuesdays and Thursdays in Schliren but that was just rumours.

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Hi Rob, the rumours are true, follow this link here.
[Zurich, Adliswil] Any rock climbers out there?

Unfortunately I'm out of action right now but there's a group going regularly, we've set up a google group as the list got quite big, about 10 people going at the moment.

Thanks,

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Old 16.10.2008, 14:25
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Re: Zurich climbing partner wanted

Hi, thanks for the info, I actually know one of the guys in the group but can't get in touch with him today for some reason. Would it be ok to just show up there? I have some small problems joining the google groups from this computer and I would need some time to sort them out.

Cheers
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Old 16.10.2008, 15:37
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Re: Zurich climbing partner wanted

Alles gut
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Looking for climbing partner in Zurich

Hi, I live pretty close to the gaswerk climbing centre. Looking for someone to climb there on random evenings or weekends. I used to climb a lot indoor and outdoor back in the UK and want to get back into it over here.
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Re: Zurich climbing partner wanted

Busy for the next two to three weeks but could be available after that. Go with a couple of friends at least once a week. What level do you climb at? Also how heavy are you? I'm not that heavy and not keen on flying up in the air when belaying - although they do have a weight bag I use when I climb with my heavier partner

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Re: Zurich climbing partner wanted

great let me know,
am not too heavy! used to climb at E1 E2 / 5c 6a - but am about 3 years out of practice! but aiming to change that as quick as I can. PM for a contact email / number.
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