RJUKAN CENTRE


The Rjukan Centre area is a typical Norwegian valley; around the small village, there are steep hillsides that are covered with trees and of course peppered with quite a few waterfalls. Above it all is the beautiful mountain of Gaustatoppen which overlooks the area, rising to an altitude of 1883 metres. Climbing the waterfalls in this area offers uncomplicated (mostly) approaches and pleasant views. When you have finished your climb of choice, it is only short hike down to the pub and a spot of "apres-climb". These are conditions that tend to suit the modern ice climber very well!

Routes

25 ice routes (?...?)
Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents
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Buttress (click for routes) No. of Routes Route Type Sunshine
or shade
Approach walk Other Page
Rujkan Centre - South
The shady routes to the south of the town.
14
Winter
No sun
Uphill

20 mins

sheltered
82
Rjukan Centre - North
The sunny side of the valley to the north of the town.
11
Winter
Lots of sun!
Uphill

20 mins

sheltered
86
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  • Latest Comments

    For RJUKAN CENTRE

    Fabrikkfossen
    "Great route. Be aware though getting off it takes time. Allow 3 hours and abse..." 28/Feb top50

    Tjonnstadbergfossen
    "Wow suprised previous poster bagged the route at end of march - must have been a..." 07/Apr

    Fabrikkfossen
    "An excellent route and wide enough for two separate parties when we climbed it i..." 31/Mar top50

    Fabrikkfossen
    "Be prepared for sections of steep ice, probably WI3, around pitch 2 and 3, this ..." 08/Feb top50

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