Store Festvåg

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Sun and Shade
20 mins
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The bigger of the two Festvåg cliffs has a high concentration of good routes with easy access and is quick drying with a sunny aspect. The right-hand side of Store Festvåg has some superb long routes including the classic Lundeklubben.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Skomaker Grus
(Grus the Cobbler) A five pitch route that makes the most of the rock at the left-hand side of the cliff and has two...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
6+
2
Fisherman's Friend
120m. A worthwhile climb up the left-hand side of the face.1) 5+, 30m. Climb the broken arete then step right into the...
 
1 Stars
7-
3
Johan Boyer
75m. Named after a well-known Norwegian 19th century writer. A short route that runs up to the grassy terrace up and left of...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
6
4
Vikingjenta
75m. (The Viking Girl) A free variation to Johan Boyer's second pitch climbing the next crack system to the left. 1) 5+,...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
6+
5
Kristaver
25m. The left-hand crack system, starting through the black overhang. Quite sustained.
2 user comments
 6-
6
Marja Myran
25m. Climb through the centre of the overhang to enter the easier upper cracks.
2 user comments
 6-
7
Elezeus Hylla
25m. Climb the right-hand crack through the black bulges then follow the flakes above. A bit grassy but nice enough.
3 user comments
 5+
8
Kanales Gomon
25m. Start on the right and follow parallel cracks, trending slightly left, until it is possible to sidestep the bulges to...
2 user comments
 5+
9
Den Siste Viking
90m. (The Last Viking) The first route done on the cliff tackles the steepest central portion. The route can be extended by...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
6
10
Jammen, Jammen
Start over some blocks to reach a right-facing groove. Climb up this to a roof then follow an overhanging jamming crack...
 
2 Stars
6+
11
Running for Rasmus
90m. An interesting combination of pitches featuring some difficult jamming. Just left of Lundeklubben and Luksusdyret, at a...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
7-
12
Luksusdyret
90m. (The Luxury Animal) A line up cracks up the face just right of the groove that bounds the Stone Sausage. 1) 5, 25m....
4 user comments
 
2 Stars
6
13
Lundeklubben Top 50
90m. (The Puffin Club) A great classic, very popular with varied and sustained climbing up the striking right-facing corner and...
6 user comments
 
3 Stars
6
14
Straight Albatross
90m. A good direct line leading to an unusual finish.1) 5+, 20m. Climb cracks to a belay below a black-streaked...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
6
15
Wandering Albatross
95m. A meandering variation to the previous route.1) 6-, 35m. Climb a prominent 5m tall corner, stepping back right onto a...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
6
16
Byger
Nice climbing up the line left of Fire Forsøk. Finish up this (7-) or move right to the top one of Four Pitch Route which is...
 
1 Stars
6-
17
Fire forsøk
80m. (Four Tries) A sustained crack climb, the crux of which might require a bit of staying power. 1) 6-, 35m. Climb up...
5 user comments
 
1 Stars
Graunchy
7-
18
Riz Raz
30m. The steep wall to the left of Skiløperen was originally a hard aid route Alpinisten. Now it gives an even harder free...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
7+
19
Four Pitch Route
80m. A four pitch easier alternative to Fire forsøk. 1) 5, 15m. Climb the flake and wall to a small stance.2) 6-,...
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
6-
20
Skiløperen Top 50
30m. (The Skier) The striking crackline in the sidewall is very photogenic. It is easily ticked when descending from having...
10 user comments
 
3 Stars
6-
21
The Joker
35m. The right-trending crack leads to a ledge and possible stance. Step right again and commit to the hollow-sounding flake....
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Loose
6-
  • Latest Comments

    For FESTVÅG

    Lille vikke vire
    "Changed from * to N7- *, no votes" 27/May

    Fire forsøk
    "Jonas is right, even if the last pitch looks wide from the street, it is in fact..." 14/Jul

    Luksusdyret
    "The rock on the second pitch is a bit rotten going through the roof system, so 2..." 06/Aug

    Running for Rasmus
    "Maybe we did not understand where the last pitch goes? It was like 4+/5-?" 03/Aug

    Luksusdyret
    "The second pitch was fine but beware of the three loose blocks." 18/Jul

    Blod eller gull
    "The offwidth crack in the first pitch is pretty hard. At least if you are not us..." 15/Jul

    Gaukerisset
    "Tremendous second pitch, one of the best we did on the trip. Much easier than it..." 11/Jul top50

    Skiløperen
    "maybe not very hard for the grade, but sustained impressive climbing. 6- is ok." 29/May top50

    Månedans
    "We thought the second pitch was excellent and about as hard as the first one." 06/Aug top50

    Gaukerisset
    "Maybe the best single pitch hereabouts. Superb athletic climbing. As of July 201..." 25/Jul top50

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