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Telemark Rock Climbing 


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Location: 59.2406, 9.6021 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrator: Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Ian Hanson on Nov 26, 2012
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Description 

Considered the birthplace of modern skiing and ¨Telemark¨ skiing, the district of Telemark has a lot to offer for outdoor enthusiasts. With more than 150 waterfalls Rjukan is definitely the mecca of ice climbing! Think Ouray, Colorado, but better and all natural! Needless to say, there is also some amazing skiing in Telemark, although most of it is back country. In the summer you can enjoy hiking, mountain biking, and river rafting on your rest days. Climbs in this district vary everywhere from seaside cliffs, to high mountain ice climbs, with everything in between.

Getting There 

Train or bus from Oslo

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.7 miles from here

114 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',26],['3 Stars',17],['2 Stars',29],['1 Star',9],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',6],['5.7',3],['5.8',2],['5.9',1],['5.10',17],['5.11',9],['5.12',1],['5.13',1],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Telemark
Rock Climbing Photo: Gaustaspøkelse

Gaustaspøkelsen WI4  Europe : Norway : ... : Tipp and Topp
Meaning The Gausta Ghost in Norwegian, this route is a classic that is easily recognized by the ice in a bit of a gully and the frozen tree at the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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