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
3 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Sogn og Fjordane
Austabotntind Traversen 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
: ... : Austabotntind Massif
This is a link-up of the Austabotntind massif's 3 major peaks (Søre, Vest, Store).From the parking approach the south ridge by first hiking up the short knoll and then dropping down into the bowl below the massif. The west ridge heads off to your left. This is your descent. Cut across the drainage for the glacier in the bowl and start talus hopping. Continue for a long ways, gaining about 1500 feet.You can tell you have arrived at the climbing proper because the exposure alo...[more] Browse More Classics in International