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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 four-pitch route that makes the most of the rock at the left side of the cliff, it has alternative starts....
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
6+
2
Ole Johnny tribute
The imposing corner above the left end of the central ledge - bring some big cams. Approach by one of the other routes, then...
 
2 Stars
Graunchy
Loose
7-
3
Fisherman's Friend
A worthwhile climb up the left-hand side of the face.1) N5+, 30m. Climb the broken arete, then step right into the large...
 
1 Stars
7-
4
Johan Boyer
Named after a well-known Norwegian 19th century writer. A short route that runs up to the grassy terrace up and left of 'The...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
6
5
Vikingjenta
(The Viking Girl) A variation to Johan Boyer's second pitch, climbing the next crack system to the left. 1) N5+, 40m. As...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
6+
6
Kristaver
The left-hand crack system, starting through the black overhang. Quite sustained.
2 user comments
 
Pumpy
6-
7
Byger
Nice climbing up the line of cracks and groove left of Fire forsøk. Finish up this (N7-) or move right to the top one of Four Pi
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
6-
8
Marja Myran
Climb through the centre of the overhang to enter the easier upper cracks.
2 user comments
 6-
9
Elezeus Hylla
Climb the right-hand crack through the black bulges, then follow the flakes above. A bit grassy but nice enough.
3 user comments
 5+
10
Kanales Gomon
Start on the right and follow parallel cracks, trending slightly left, until it is possible to sidestep the bulges to reach the...
2 user comments
 5+
11
Den Siste Viking
(The Last Viking) The first route done on the cliff tackles the steepest central portion. The route can be extended by starting...
3 user comments
 
2 Stars
Technical
6
12
Running for Rasmus
An interesting combination of pitches featuring some difficult jamming. Just left of Lundeklubben and Luksusdyret, at a short...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
7-
13
Luksusdyret
(The Luxury Animal) A line up cracks up the face just right of the groove that bounds the 'Stone Sausage', crossing Running for...
5 user comments
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Loose
6
14
Lundeklubben Top 50
(The Puffin Club) A great (and very popular) classic with varied and sustained climbing up the striking right-facing corner and...
6 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6
15
Straight Albatross
A good direct line leading to an unusual finish.1) N5+, 20m. Climb cracks to a belay below a black-streaked slab.2)...
3 user comments
 
1 Stars
6
16
Wandering Albatross
A meandering variation start to Straight Albatross.1) N6-, 35m. Climb a prominent five metrel corner, stepping back right...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
6
17
Fire forsøk
(Four Tries) A sustained crack climb, the crux of which might require a bit of determination. 1) N6-, 35m. Climb up the...
6 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Graunchy
7-
18
Four Pitch Route
A four-pitch easier alternative to Fire forsøk. 1) N5, 15m. Climb the flake and wall to a small stance.2) N6-, 20m. Co
4 user comments
 
1 Stars
6-
19
Riz Raz
The steep wall to the left of Skiløperen was originally a hard aid route Alpinisten. Now it gives an even harder free climb, alt
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7+
20
Skiløperen Top 50
(The Skier) The striking crack-line in the side-wall is very photogenic. It is easily ticked when descending after doing one of...
10 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6-
21
The Joker
The right-trending crack leads to a ledge and possible stance. Step right again and commit to the hollow-sounding flake. Climb...
2 user comments
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
Loose
6-
22
May I?
Climb to the right-slanting crag and follow it by sustained jamming from thin-fingers to solid hands.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
7
23
Yes
Follow May I? until past the overlap, then move left and climb the thin parallel crack.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
7
24
Jammen, Jammen
The main pitch gives fine jamming despite being a bit mossy. Start over blocks to reach a right-facing groove, climb up this to...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6+
  • Latest Comments

    For FESTVåG

    Straight Albatross
    "Solid rock, average climbing. Worthwile if you did the other routes...." 08/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

    Fire forsøk
    "No big cams needed on the last pitch. One big cam (friend #3.5 or #4) helps on t..." 27/Jun

    Four Pitch Route
    "Quite a good route and not a pushover" 28/Jun

    Elezeus Hylla
    "Flaring cracks and big holds plus an overhanging start. Quite strenuous for a 5+..." 14/Jun

    Gammelosten
    "A fun variant (giving a 3rd climb once you've slogged up to the crag) is to clim..." 25/May

    Gaukerisset
    "One of the best pitches we did. The start is a bit of a scramble, although the r..." 27/Jun top50

    Fire forsøk
    "Just left of the start of this route, me and Ketil Lunde added an alternative st..." 21/Jun

    Den Siste Viking
    "Main pitch is quite loose (blocky) early on and a bit grassy higher up - needs m..." 17/Jun

    Skiløperen
    "This is not Lofoten top 50!. It just looks promising from a distance (-:" 24/Apr top50

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