Varied, sustained and absolutely bloody amazing!!Stefan_Morris - AltLd O/S - 24/Aug/13 with jenny
A simply brilliant route. We were 9hrs on the climb, 12hrs car to car and thought the crux was P7 and technically might just nudge 5c for a few moves, but excellent protection. Stunning situations. One of the best.
MadProfessor - AltLd - 09/Aug/13 with Mr Vaughan
Hidden - AltLd - 26/Jul/13
Hidden - AltLd rpt - 26/Jul/13
An amazing climb, especially pitches 8 and 9. Led pitches 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11. A great day of climbing.
cameron_hall - AltLd O/S - 19/Jul/13 with Chris Allan
By some margin the best climb i have ever done. Absolutely blown away by the quality. Led 1,3,5,7(dogged),10,12
chrisallan - AltLd dog - 19/Jul/13 with cameron_hall
Led odd-numbered pitches, so got all three n6 sections. Pitch after pitch of excellent climbing, save for the exit gully of P12!
will_benfold - AltLd O/S - 19/Jul/13 with Aeron Buchanan
Incredible! Pitch after pitch of sustained, brilliant climbing. 1/4/5/8/10/12.
mes32 - AltLd - 19/Jul/13 with Chris Bull
Geordie was pysched so tried to go for it. But forecast was for rain. Climbed first 5 pitches (to the big ledge) then one more after the bolts but decided to downclimb after a cam got stuck a wasted time. Bailed and got down just before massive rain storm. Perfect anti climax to washout trip.
Honestly...the route was fantastic (or the pitches I got to) but Lofoten is just too much of weather gamble. 2 weeks of rain. Dont bother.
Kemics - Lead dnf - 14/Jul/13 with Geordie
ferdia - AltLd O/S - 19/Jun/13 with Rozzy
took a nice 30 ft whipper landing on John when my foot slipped mid post crux move on pitch 7
klipkabouter - AltLd O/S - Jun/13 with John Vous
Simply the best days climbing I've ever had. It took 11.5 hours overall but we were very chilled out and leisurely.
Clare lead P1, me P2. Clare then fell off the 1st crux pitch on lead after claiming that her gear wasn't very good. It was fine and perfectly bomber. I strung P4 and P5 together. Clare then got the rope caught climbing P6 and I had to take coils... yay...
After telling me that the belay wasn't very good I got really gripped seconding P7 and trying to get Clare's cam out. I then lead P8 awfully, feeling gripped the entire time. We had a long break before I lead the big corner to let my toes recover (knackered feet). The slanting corner was totally amazing, great climbing. The next pitch was horrible, that loose block REALLY needs trundling because otherwise it will kill someone. THe final proper traverse pitch was absolutely amazing. A totally awesome days climbing. Ace
James Oswald - AltLd O/S - Jun/13 with Clare Erskine
Coel Hellier - AltLd - 30/Jul/12 with Robert Durran
Led P2, 5, 9+12. First E2. Can't imagine a better day's climbing.
victim of mathematics - AltLd O/S - 29/Jun/12 with Julie, Andy
Led pitches 1, 4, 7 & 11. Superb route, best I've ever done. The three crux pitches were brilliant and varied but all the climbing in between is also fantastic. What a great day!
climbingpixie - AltLd O/S - 29/Jun/12 with Colin, Andy
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/Jun/12
Hidden - AltLd dog - 28/Jun/12
Hidden - AltLd - 06/Jun/12
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 06/Jun/12
Took 9 hours. Amazing route and steady climbing the whole way. Great belays, good stances, bomber gear and awesome surroundings!!
Gibson27 - AltLd O/S - Jun/12
Anna_wells - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/11
Fantastic day out out. First E2! Lead every pitch. First on the route, took us about 8 hours with no real dramas.
chris_B - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/11 with Lou Atkin
First on the route, beautiful day.
louby - 2nd - 28/Jul/11 with Chris Burn
What an amazing route. Most of the pitches were 3 stars. Great protection until the traverse on pitch 11.
Conan - AltLd - 17/Jul/11 with Paul Farish, John Hollingworth
cat22 - 2nd O/S - 03/Jul/11 with Mike
Hidden - AltLd - 03/Jul/11
Climbed overnight in intermittent sunshine on our last day in Lofoten. Beautiful route. The peg on the next to last pitch was missing and the rock wet here forcing further descent and a poor belay in the gully.
Derek Ryden - AltLd O/S - Jun/11 with Glynne Andrew
Hidden - AltLd - 20/Aug/10
Danhan - AltLd - 16/Aug/10 with Nick
P1 Mik, P2 me, P3 Toby, P4 Mik, P5 me, P6 Toby, P7 me, P8 Mik, P9 Toby, P10 me, P11 Mik, P12 Toby
bridget143 - AltLd O/S - 11/Aug/10 with Toby Dunford, Mikkel
tobydunford - AltLd O/S - 11/Aug/10 with Mikkel, Bridget Hall
Andrew1 - AltLd O/S - 26/Jul/10 with Hulda
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Jul/10
Not really the classic it's cracked up to be. Some good climbing though.
mattcyp88 - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/10 with Harry Martin, Thomas Van Boeckel
Abbed off after the weather turned. Perhaps a mistake.
mattcyp88 - Lead dnf - 09/Jul/10 with Harry Martin, Thomas Van Boeckel
Pitches 2,4,6,8,9 and 11. Truly memorable.
Jody - AltLd O/S - 08/Jul/10 with Erik
Led pitches 1,3,5,7,10,12. Two rain showers on the way, summitted in beautiful sunshine.
Erkke - AltLd O/S - 08/Jul/10 with Jody
Hidden - 2010
led pitches 2,3,6,7,9,11 Awesome route, started raining on and off after pitch 8, then followed an amusing set of coincidences where I climbed dry rock while sage got wet. 12.5 hours cause we're english punters innit
Went of route a bit I think on P6, went up a slabby thin crack and then straight up a steeper thin crack above which felt way too hard for 6-, probably should have been further right
Dr Caterpillar - AltLd O/S - 13/Aug/09 with Alan Sage
E2 5b, led pitches 2, 4, 6, 8, 9 & 11.
John Roe - AltLd - 10/Aug/09 with Dave Gleave
L Pitches 2 4/5 7 9 11
richardlong78 - AltLd - 30/Jul/09 with Mark Freestone
Certainly one of the best routes I've done. Should of carried more water!
HIGHTOWER - AltLd O/S - 30/Jul/09 with Richie Long
Excellent route, well protected, never too serious. Led pitches 1,3,5,7,9 and 11. Found pitch 3 the hardest but very well protected. We did it in 5 and a half hours, no issues just great climbing in great weather conditions.
brockers - AltLd - 26/Jul/09 with Maggie Bass
Hidden - AltLd - 26/Jul/09
Beautiful weather, amazing climb. Pitch 7 is amazing, unfortunately I came off at the bottom of it before deciding to bridge it instead of layback. Found the climbing pretty full on on several pitches.
manwithacam - AltLd - 13/Jul/09 with Colin
Pitches 1,3,6,8,10,12. Quality! Took 8 hours with no real issues
chiverstom - AltLd O/S - 06/Jul/09 with Dave Turner
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 26/Jun/09
Daniel Armitage - AltLd - 26/Jun/09 with Charlotte Armitage
dan gibson - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/09 with helen gibson
tuukka - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/09 with Hanna
Perfect weather, day after my birthday.
Henrik - AltLd dog - 11/Jun/09 with Josef
Fultonius - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/09 with Andy Inglis
Excellent route with the numerous 3 star pitches....pity about the grass gully finishing pitch!
andyinglis - AltLd O/S - 04/Jun/09 with Ally Fulton
Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jun/09
eivindf - Lead O/S - 2009
eivindf - Lead O/S - 2009
Tarquin - 2nd - 2009
oor wullie - 12/Jul/08 with Risto kalampa
Done in perfect conditions on Friday the 13th. The climbing is everything you would expect from this superb classic. Pitch seven is the perfect pitch of rock climbing.
Alan James - UKC and UKH - AltLd - 13/Jun/08 with Mark Glaister
TonyB - AltLd - 06/Jun/08 with Simon
lead pitch 2,4,5,7,9,11. 9hrs climbing
Tim W - AltLd O/S - 21/Aug/07 with Jamie Moss
Hidden - AltLd O/S - 07/Aug/07
Finally did it. Didn't manage to get on it when i visited in 2002, nice to see it go without any major hassle. Glad we got up early to start it 6:30 as beat the crowds and could relax on the last few pitches. topped out midday and had a dip in the lake on the way down. 1st class route!
Mattyk - AltLd O/S - 07/Aug/07 with Ali K
Fantastic climbing, pitch after pitch. We did the direct start and finished off the last 3 pitches in a rain storm (they went clean tho). 9th pitch was my personal favorite!
yuha - AltLd O/S - Aug/07 with Matt
Wow, wow and wow. Definitely a world classic. The rock quality, variety of moves, protection and views are second to none. Only last pitch is a little bold. One person will get all the hard pitches though if you are swinging leads! My favourite (tough call) was pitch 7.
Chad123 - AltLd O/S - 29/Jul/07 with Jo
Beautiful route, rain and wind to finish!
mattpw - AltLd O/S - Jul/07 with Juha Kaupilla
datoon - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/06 with RT
4hrs 40mins via the Original Start. Did the Direct Start a couple of days ago for a quick look.
Chris Craggs - AltLd - Aug/06 with Colin Binks
Repeated twice since, with Tim R 2008 and Lauri 2011
RAK - AltLd - 21/Jul/06 with Lauri
Fantastic route. Led all the odd numbered pitches. Done on a cold and grey (but dry) day, immediately before the long awaited good weather finally arrived just as forecast. This was deliberate as it meant we had the whole crag to ourselves and there weren't hordes of Scandinavians swarming all over us on their umpteenth ascent of the route. Have to admit that we'd never heard of it before we arrived but once there we decided it just had to be done.
cem - AltLd O/S - 20/Jul/06 with Graham Dolman
NickJH - AltLd O/S - Jul/06 with Andy Dunhill
Hidden - AltLd - 09/Jun/06
Hidden - AltLd dnf - Jun/06
started about 8pm, then the cloud came down so abbed off after 3rd pitch....bugger
dave o - Lead dnf - Jun/06 with Helena
graniterocks - AltLd - Jun/06
Fredrik Nyberg - AltLd O/S - 05/Jul/04 with Jonas Andersson
Jonas Wiklund - Lead O/S - Jul/03 with Lotta Svonni
danielh - AltLd O/S - Jul/03
As good as it gets.
TobyA - AltLd O/S - 05/Aug/02 with TobyFK
Jonathan Lagoe - UKC - AltLd O/S - 30/Jun/02 with Andy Hyslop