THE COAST


The spectacular section of coast between Henningsvær and Kalle is one with a huge amount of potential. The small set of routes described here is just a taster. The approach to the more remote cliffs is a little laborious though - a friendly fisherman might be a useful.

Routes

12 trad routes (4a...6a+)
Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents
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Buttress (click for routes) No. of Routes Route Type Sunshine
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Approach walk Other
Jomfru pillaren
On rounding the first headland an impressive barrel-shaped buttress appears high up on the left....
1
Trad
Lots of sun!
Level

20 mins

Geitvika
Set above the right-hand side of the small valley, and almost opposite Jomfru pillaren, is a...
4
Trad
Lots of sun!
Uphill

20 mins

The Hamlet Wall
Beyond Geitvika is a rocky ridge that runs down the hillside towards the sea and tucked in beyond...
5
Trad
Morning sun
Uphill

30 mins

sheltered
Migan Pillaren
An extensive and impressive section of rock which are the seaward slopes of Kvandalstinden. Only...
2
Trad
Morning sun
Level

40 mins

sheltered
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  • Latest Comments

    For THE COAST

    Vårkåt
    "Back to Varkat: Steep and Solid. Top10, for sure. The first pitch is pretty e..." 14/Jul

    Pan
    "An excellent route on clean rock with great sea views. The crux pitch (the 2nd) ..." 28/Jul

    Vårkåt
    "Regarding "Den sista Sommeren": We did probably the same last pitch as..." 26/Jul

    Shark Ride
    "Two cracking pitches of great contrast. Good moves on the 1st pitch lead to a sh..." 22/Aug

    Vårkåt
    "Hi. I chose the corner to the right you mention, and that was solid, but dirty, ..." 16/Aug

    Vårkåt
    "Hi Antti I climbed the groove which became sort of a chimney and on to a little..." 15/Aug

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