Rockfax Description
3 pitches. Approach from the Vemork Bridge parking by following the path up the Gorge. This one usually has fat ice that leads from the Gorge up to the road. Due to slabby character this waterfall disappears in snowy conditions. There are many possible variations. Descend by walking back down the road. © Rockfax


ClimberDateStyle
manbat 06/Mar AltLd O/S

Swimming through snow for us too. Good fun nonetheless, and a good, gentle introduction to our week here in Rjukan.

Lumbering Oaf 06/Mar AltLd O/S
Hidden 26/Feb AltLd O/S
KatOstrich 09/Feb AltLd

Swimming through snow. Led p1, 3

zcsharp 09/Feb AltLd O/S
TDSvejstrup 09/Feb AltLd O/S
Hidden 09/Feb Lead O/S
Tom F Harding 05/Feb AltLd O/S
Frasergillies 28/Jan -
Nigel Coe 28/Jan AltLd
with Bob Elder
Hidden 22/Jan AltLd
Deezel65 22/Jan AltLd

First pitch in nice conditions, top two pitches pretty chossy and not a lot of fun.

guhj 18/Jan 2nd O/S

We only did the lower part, since there was a lot of snow and crud on the top part.

Hidden 14/Mar/15 AltLd
KCheung 18/Feb/15 Lead O/S
with Vladimir Z., Michael Campbell
OllieF 17/Feb/15 AltLd O/S

After first pitch things turned a bit thin, first pitch was ace though!

with Charles, Andy Hitchings, Jago Miller
Climbslikeaduck 17/Feb/15 Lead O/S

Only lead first pitch, rest had melted away!

with Kevin Cheung, Vladimir Zholobenko
Hidden 02/Feb/15 Lead O/S
chrisicles ?/Feb/15 Lead

Only led the first pitch due to poor conditions

with Kora
charles.austin ?/Feb/15 AltLd
Hidden ?/Feb/15 AltLd
Hidden 09/Jan/15 Lead O/S
lcullum7 09/Jan/15 AltLd O/S
IJHunt 08/Jan/15 Lead O/S

Three pitches, mostly thin with some turf. Easy angled fist full lead on ice. Stepped and bulges providing interest.

with Fiona
Somerville ??/2015 -
Hidden 20/Feb/14 AltLd O/S
Dr Rorlasaurus 19/Feb/14 -
alexanderbeetle 19/Feb/14 Lead
with Laura Wolsey
StephenS ?/Feb/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Jan/14 Solo O/S
chris smith 22/Jan/14 Solo O/S
chris smith 21/Jan/14 AltLd O/S
danJBA 21/Jan/14 Solo O/S
damob123 18/Jan/14 Solo

Easy climbing with alot of snow on route

Shaw Brown 18/Jan/14 Solo
with ron kenyon
Hidden 27/Feb/13 AltLd
jordan taylor 19/Feb/13 Lead O/S
Scott Dunkley 18/Feb/13 -
Ander 09/Feb/13 AltLd

What a cracking route.

Jimb0 09/Feb/13 AltLd
with Ander
Hidden 06/Feb/13 Lead
Hidden 25/Jan/13 Lead rpt
ardzeiem 24/Jan/13 Lead O/S
with Tom Mol, Smiler
Paal Kristoffer 05/Jan/13 Lead O/S
Theeni 11/Mar/12 2nd
with Mike Kennedy, John McEvoy
jon59 08/Mar/12 Lead
Zoomer 08/Mar/12 AltLd

Starting to melt on top.

with A Student
kenneM 25/Feb/12 Lead
with John McEvoy, Henry Crosby
SaraAT 24/Feb/12 Lead O/S
with Sam Thompson
Tomek S 23/Feb/12 AltLd O/S
Hidden 23/Feb/12 AltLd O/S
Wojttek 23/Feb/12 AltLd
with Tomek S
Slick 21/Feb/12 Lead
with Greg
Hidden 19/Feb/12 Lead dnf
nigel pearson 19/Feb/12 AltLd β

I did top three pitches. hard on calves. We had to contend with several teams knocking ice onto us and people abseilling down

with Mark
Mhairi G 18/Feb/12 2nd O/S

3 really long pitches, all 3 were close to 60metres. Topped out on the road just as it was getting dark.

with Brendan
baileyswalk 18/Feb/12 Lead O/S
with Mhairi
Rampikino 17/Feb/12 AltLd

Tiring

with Cat
Hidden 15/Feb/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 14/Feb/12 AltLd β
Hidden 14/Feb/12 AltLd
Cornish boy 12/Feb/12 2nd

Our guide [Alan Cooney] led the route. Ended up abseiling off in the dark.

with Sean
Dale ?/Feb/12 AltLd O/S

First ice route of the hol, nice

with Tim
Hidden ?/Feb/12 -
HIGHTOWER 15/Jan/12 AltLd O/S
with Sam (Kinloss)
Hidden 07/Jan/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 06/Jan/12 Lead O/S
Sam Warby ?/Jan/12 -
Wojttek ??/2012 AltLd O/S
Hidden 23/Feb/11 AltLd
Hidden 08/Feb/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Feb/11 2nd
Hidden 29/Dec/10 AltLd O/S
ross duffield 07/Mar/10 Lead

1st ice climb for 2 years, good to ease back in to it. quite snowy

with row
jasonC abroad ?/Mar/10 AltLd

Nice climb, did first and third pitches.

BorisVBlade 24/Feb/10 2nd O/S

Simul-Climbed in 45 mins

Hidden 24/Feb/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 09/Feb/10 AltLd O/S
Jim Slater 06/Feb/10 AltLd O/S
icescrew 06/Feb/10 AltLd
with Jim slater
Nicos 02/Mar/09 Solo O/S
with stuart mcinnes
Ally Gillies ?/Mar/09 AltLd O/S

Lead first pitch. Last ever climb with Cam

with Cam
tomdude 24/Feb/09 AltLd O/S
with lard
Mr. K 21/Jan/09 AltLd O/S

Lead pitches one and three. Could be done in two full 60m pitches. Mostly easy ground, placed 9 screws in whole route excluding belays.

with Richard Lovelady
cham749 19/Jan/09 AltLd O/S
with David Jones
KevB 15/Jan/09 -
with Iain M
John Roe 14/Jan/09 AltLd
with Steve Burgon
CMCM 11/Jan/09 AltLd O/S
with Joe
marcushorgan 09/Jan/09 Lead O/S
with James O'Brien
frankcp87 06/Jan/09 AltLd O/S

Last route of the trip, scrambled first 30m the 3 pitches to the top, quite sketchy in places, i received a nicely bruised hand after a big lump of ice fell on it. Good fun though and a good way to end the trip!

jsrous 06/Jan/09 AltLd O/S
with D Smith
Ollie B ?/Jan/09 AltLd O/S
with F. Carn-Pryor
alexrafferty1986 ?/Jan/09 AltLd O/S
with Ryan Perry
GScot38 ?/Jan/09 Lead
Skinny Kin 27/Mar/08 Lead O/S

Not much ice as the sun was strong. Quite cruddy and not worth the 3 stars in that condition.

Hidden 20/Mar/08 AltLd O/S
Simon Caldwell 08/Mar/08 AltLd O/S

In 3 pitches, 55m, 50m, 45m. C led pitches 1 and 3. First pitch very wet, the rest good quality ice. Steady drizzle all the way up. A good route, low in the grade, a bit like a WI version of scrambling!

with Carmen
Neilm18 01/Mar/08 Lead O/S
with michael mcghie
michael83 27/Feb/08 Lead O/S

Did one pitch and abbed off for some fun whilst hanging around

with Neil Mosgrove
Andrew Sloan 24/Feb/08 Lead O/S

Just did 1st pitch as we were a party of five.

with Helen
Hidden 28/Jan/08 2nd
Hidden 27/Jan/08 2nd
cearbhalld 26/Jan/08 AltLd O/S
with Steve McEvoy
John Roe 23/Jan/08 2nd dnf

Abbd off early to avoid poor conditiond at the top of the climb

with Ken Bibby
Hidden 10/Jan/08 AltLd O/S
ross duffield ??/2008 -
with row
Hidden 09/Mar/07 Solo O/S
Alex Mason 02/Mar/07 AltLd O/S

1st and 3rd pitch. long route about 200m, very snowy conditions, got avalanched on.

with kieth poskitt
loonyclimber 02/Mar/07 AltLd O/S
with Gary (G Unit) Johnson
feilx 26/Feb/07 AltLd O/S

Moved together

with Seb
Rampikino 25/Feb/07 Lead
with Cat
Hidden 02/Feb/07 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??/2007 -
Rob Oram 26/Feb/06 AltLd O/S

A gentle re introduction to ice climbing. A nice route. I led the second and fourth pitches.

with James Booth
FrankW 24/Feb/06 AltLd O/S
with Iain H
Smelly Fox 23/Feb/06 AltLd O/S

Lead pitch 2.

with Matt Croll
French Erick 01/Feb/06 AltLd O/S
with Jim Hall
Hidden ?/Feb/06 AltLd dnf
James B ?/Feb/06 Lead
with Rob
steven ?/Feb/05 Lead O/S
with Simon Dawson
Hidden ?/Jan/05 Solo
Tarquin ??/2005 Lead
plain kitten ??/2000 Lead
Voting
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Style of ascent
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Followed
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DNF
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