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Upernavik (NW Greenland)

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Opposite the Impossible Wall 

Upernavik (NW Greenland) Rock Climbing 


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Location: 72.63994, -55.97537 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Irish-Jane on Jun 15, 2015
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Description 

This is the vast area of climbing possibilities south of Upernavik on the North West coast of Greenland. The main event is the Impossible Wall which features massive hard free routes put up by the Belgian and South African teams.

Getting There 

Boat!

Climbing Season

For the North America area.

Weather station 14.2 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=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]


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North Of Disko 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a North America : Greenland : ... : Opposite the Impossible Wal...
I did not write this. It is unashamedly stolen from my climbing partner Steve's description. See his excellent trip report here supertopo.com/tr/Ive-quit-my-j.... 100ft 5.10 Start in an open book corner, with an obvious crack in the left wall and a small overhang at the bottom. Climb this to just below the second roof, where you can traverse left to the arete. Gain this and mantle the ledge, to gain a crack. Use this to traverse b...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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