Climbing stay in the Lofoten Islands

Duration : 8 days

Norway, Lofoten

Level : 5b minimum

from 1800 € / p. from 1 to 4 persons

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Description

The Lofoten archipelago is a piece of paradise located in Norway, 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. 

This place has excellent potential for climbing enthusiasts: sports site, bouldering, multi pitch routes, trad, there is something for everyone!

This magical place is perfect to learn about trad climbing on faces more than 500 metres high plunging directly into the Norwegian Sea, a sea bordering the Arctic Ocean.

This trip with breathtaking scenery and climbing on high quality granite will allow you to climb under the midnight sun above the fjords.

Due to the Gulf Stream, Lofoten enjoy a much milder climate than other parts of the world at the same latitude.

Program

D1: Arrival by plane in Norway. Drive from Bodo airport to Henningsvaer by ferry (Bodo-Moskones) and car.
Settling in at the accommodation then walk on the beach.

D2: Learning or revision and practice of multi pitch route handlings and abseiling techniques on a sports site of 2 pitches.

D3: Multi pitch route on the Presten pillar.

D4: Multi pitch route on the legendary Svolvaergeita with the jump of the goat's horn at the top.

D5: Bouldering and hiking on the beaches of Henningsvaer.
Then barbecue of fish we will have caught and bivouac under the midnight sun on the beach between the boulders.

D6: Trad climbing practice towards autonomy, on 100m cliffs at Pianokrakken and Gandalf, near Henningsvear.

D7: Multi pitch route in Helvetestinden.

D8: Back home.

The price includes

  • Supervision by the climbing instructor.
  • Loan of equipment.

The price does not include

  • Transport.
  • Accommodation.
  • Meals.
  • Visits (in case of bad weather).
  • Anything not mentioned in "The price includes".

Accommodation

  • Camping, rorbu or hotel.
Next departures :

No scheduled departure, but you can contact me to book your dates.

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