Bare blåbær

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Sun and Shade
60 mins
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Windy

A fine double granite slab beyond the head of Djupfjorden is home to one of Lofoten's most popular, long routes, Bare blåbær (Only Bilberries), a Norwegian expression meaning an easy task. These two domes of perfect granite have now been covered with a host of other excellent routes.

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There is to Do
40m. Start up flakes left of the corner to gain and climb the crack. Abseil off from the Coley Smoke descent abseil point.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
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2
Job to Do
40m. Boulder onto a ledge then move right to climb cracks in the slab. Finish and escape as for the last route.
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
5+
3
Coley Smoke
120m. A line up the cracks and grooves in the centre of the buttress. Start below and left of the prominent straight crack that...
5 user comments
 
3 Stars
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Child's Play Top 50
125m. A route that covers some of the same ground as Coley Smoke albeit in a more direct version. Start at a large...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
5+
5
Very Expensive Ticket
220m. The crest of the broad pillar to the left of the central chimney system, initially up the huge left-facing groove, then...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
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Rännesnärja
220m. The thin crack in the right side of the main left-hand slab. At the top join Ticket and follow it to the descent down...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
5
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Whale Meet Again
40m. A very bold traverse from the central chimney to the bolt belays above the fourth pitch of Bare blåbær, passing a solitary...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
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Bare blåveis
195m. The crack-line on the left-hand side of the buttress. Scramble up the wide gully for 20m to gain the base of the...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
6+
9
Bare blåbær Top 50
236m. (Only Bilberries) A pure classic and, despite its distance from the road, it is hugely popular. The name is Norwegian for...
12 user comments
 
3 Stars
5-
10
Filling in the Blanks
Between Bare Blåveis and Bilberries. It is a great line, a bit bold out from the belay then a fantastic finger-crack, and some...
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
6-
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Thiras Mirith
240m. This is the parallel crack system between Bare blåbær and the Black Arch. It features some excellent hand-jamming, but...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
6
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Triumfbuen
268m. Another long climb, basically following the Black Arch. Pitch 3 will be wet after rain and there are some massive 'loose'...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
6