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Besta leið á landinu S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Brostnar vonir S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Ert´ekki að kidda mig? S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Flæ gæ S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Fred Flintstone S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Gjaldþrot S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Grillið S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Gyllti víkingurinn S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Hamskipti S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Harmonía S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Horn í horn S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Hornatangó S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Janus S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Leið feimna fólksins S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Les négresses vertes S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Litla yirsjónin T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Lömbin þagna S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Lúbríkantur S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Melódía S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Offwidth T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Páskaliljur S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Sinfonía S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Sirkus S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Sjónarhorn S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Skúmaskot T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Spagetti T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Steintak S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Sólarfall S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Tívolí S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Tóftin S 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Völujárnið T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Óðagot S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Öræfabúgí S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Út um grænar grundir S 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Þetta eru asnar Guðjón S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Þetta eru fíl Guðjón S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Type: Sport, 40 ft
FA: Róbert Halldórsson, 2008
Page Views: 56 total, 5/month
Shared By: Matthew Clausen on Jan 22, 2017
Admins: Muscrat

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Description

Starts at the right-hand side of the column that is right of the obvious, pronounced roof behind the hut. Crosses up towards the left.

A fall before the third bolt is clipped is quite likely to result in an injury. Down low, you'll deck onto jagged rocks (if you fall before the ledge). Higher up, you'll come down hard on the ledge (if you've climbed above it). Hence the PG-13 that I gave it, but I know it's debatable. Check it out and come back with your suggestions on it.

Some folks love this route; some dislike it a lot. Check it out and decide for yourself.

Protection

4 bolts to 2-anchor chains with permadraw for lowering

Photos

Some people really like this route and might even call it classic. I am in the camp that thought it was a waste of time.

I don't want to 1-star the route at the same time as I add it to MP, however, because there are two camps on the issue. You might think it's awesome if you got on it, but if I add it right away as 1-star it's less likely that any of you will check it out.

I did want to put the PG-13 on there to warn first-visit climbers that this probably isn't the easy warm-up route that it might look like in a photo or on paper. If you want an easy route to get to know the basalt, check out Leið feimna fólksins (5.6), Þetta eru fíl Guðjón (5.8) or Flæ gæ (5.9) first.

It's an interesting route. Thin balance moves with a slight overhang for a portion of it. The exposed start didn't really feel worth it to me, either, and that could pull down my overall rating. The first clip is too low to do anything for you, the second is good, but because of the ledge it only protects you when your waist is within 2 feet of the bolt, and the third is farther away than is should be, in my opinion, due to the possibility of hitting the ledge. What do you think? Jan 22, 2017