/ Climbing in Sweden?
Nothing there... Kjugekull is defo not suitable for bouldering, nor is Bohuslan suitable for roped climbing...
And nothing around Oslo region, absolutely nothing.
Best to start living with the idea of plastic pullin'.
Are you on crack? Its really good bouldering!
Bohuslan is brilliant. Lovely rural place, very amenable, great rock and so many good lines.
Pretty popular, only an hour from Gothenburg and a couple of hours from Oslo. There are two main climbers' campsites both with huts in and it should be okay finding partners. Alternatively email me your dates and I might come out for a few days :)
Not really, the climbing is very normal and accessible. However: The old guide was out of print and I'm not sure if the new one is out. And Swedish prices are expensive as they are rumoured to be. Oh, also, if your profile is up to date, routes below VS are a bit sparser than those above it.
Crikey tough question. The accessibility of the Peaks + the vibe of Perthshire with a hint of Wester Ross + climbing from the best of West Penwith but with shorter routes and stronger lines??
Ticks. Lots of the horrible little buggers there. And some of the masses of jellyfish in the sea sting.
This was the best rock route I did this year: http://www.ukclimbing.com/images/dbpage.html?id=201603
I was there a year and a half ago and am pretty sure there's a climbing wall in the city that does mat rental.
Not so climbing related, Gothenburg is also a pretty hip place to live in! It's a very vibrant city!
>> Kjugekull is defo not suitable for bouldering
> Are you on crack? Its really good bouldering!
Hrmph... your this:
Needs some calibrating...
Thanks for all the advice! I'm being cagey about specifics of the post since nothing is confirmed, but it looks like I'll be going, if I get it, to a place that in climbing terms at least is better than Cambridge!
I don't think that's hard! :-) But the west coast of Sweden is surprisingly big. Down in Malmo I think you're some way from the cliffs -there's the one area down near there that all the Danes go to- but from Gothenburg north there is just loads of stuff.
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