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Vestlige Bastion (Western Bastion)

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A concentration of some of the more popular routes on Kjerag (including Hoka Hey). This part of the wall has some classic climbs, and some difficult aid/big wall objectives.

Getting There 

From Lysebotn, hire a boat/bum a ride to the base of the climbs.

Climbing Season

For the Norway area.

Weather station 16.9 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Skjoldet (The Sheild) 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c A3  Europe : Norway : ... : Vestlige Bastion (Western B...
The first ascent party used 4 days on the wall with 3 bivis.An impressive line up one of the most exposed walls in Norway. The route is mostly clear of water seepage, and is dry for most of the summer. The route follows a system of dihedrals and cracks that start on the grassy ledges approximately 200 yards up and to the right of Geitaneset. High quality granite starts at about the 6th pitch. The hardest pitches (both free and technical) are well protected in solid rock. The technical crux ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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