Walpurgis Night


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Social climber
Dalian, Liaoning
Topic Author's Original Post - Apr 30, 2013 - 09:16am PT
Anyone read Faust?

"Walpurgis Night (Walpurgisnacht) is a traditional spring festival on 30 April or 1 May in large parts of Central and Northern Europe. It is often celebrated with dancing and with bonfires. It is exactly six months from All Hallows' Eve."


Trad climber
Nor Cal
Apr 30, 2013 - 09:21am PT
Bram Stoker wrote a short story, original first chapter to Dracula, set that night. It was called Dracula's guest. Not a bad little tale.
Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
And every fool knows, a dog needs a home, and...
Apr 30, 2013 - 09:41am PT
Yes I know someone who celebrates it.


Big Wall climber
Terrapin Station
Apr 30, 2013 - 10:10am PT
What did Faust say about it?
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Apr 30, 2013 - 10:29am PT

The Granite State.
Apr 30, 2013 - 03:30pm PT
Where's Lolli?

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Heidelberg, Germany
Apr 30, 2013 - 03:49pm PT
Would love to make it to the Brocken in the Harz for Walpurgisnacht sometime.
Good climbing there too.
Sorry could not find much in English.


New Zealand
Apr 30, 2013 - 05:46pm PT
Always dug Greg Child's use of the expression when describing some epic escape he had from Nameless Tower
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