Sogn og Fjordane Rock Climbing
Mia after the traverse to Søre
Sogn og Fjordane is the western-most county in Norway. It has the largest glacier in mainland-Norway, Jostedals glacier, the longest fjord, Sognefjorden, some of the highest and most alpine montains in Norway, as well as a coast line scattered with small islands. Here you can find both truely isolated backcountry as well as large tourist crowds.
Boat or car a couple of hours north of Bergen, plane to one of the small airports scattered around, 5-6 hours driving over the mountain from Oslo (check weather conditions and road openings in winter!)
Climbing Season For the Norway area.
Weather station 15.8 miles from here
4 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Sogn og Fjordane
Heftyes Couloir 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Europe
: ... : Store Skagastølstind
Approach the route through Skagadalen to the emergency shelter Skagastølsbu, up the scrambling-section at the south-face to the "Corner", a step at the south-east corner of Storen, just below the top crown (at 2310 meters). This approach can take between 5 and 10 hours, depending on weather and route-finding.Traverse from the corner out to the "Galleries" in the east-wall. Exposed but easy climbing, 1-2 pitches (easy 5th). Belay at ledge under a dihedral. This is Heftyes Couloir, and it is real...[more] Browse More Classics in International