Trappfoss*** WI4
[4 Climbers on Trappfoss, 4 kb]

Rockfax Description
Three or four pitches. The broad waterfall to the right of Juvs°yla is impossible to miss. Start in the same chimney as Juvs°yla but belay where the ramp formation on Trappfoss branches off to the right. Follow this ramp for a long pitch to a belay. Continue up steep ice to a belay on a ledge. Follow more ledges to the top. Descend either by walking off or abseil from drilled ice anchors. © ROCKFAX

Photo: 4 Climbers on Trappfoss © Tom Atle Bordevik
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This climb is in 98 logbooks, and on 2 wishlists.

Great route. I led pitch 2. Glen led 1 and 3.
gavinpeach - AltLd O/S - 05/Mar/15 with Glen Dickson

After a small solo to the belay ledge. Led pitch 1 and 3. 1 felt like a scottish winter grade 2 with lots of Neve. Belay point with piton and tat under a ledge is just passed 60 metres! Was able to come off the belay from one rope and stretch out the second rope. Lower v thread advisable. Gav led 2nd pitch. Good sustained 30 metre pitch with exposed position. 3rd pitch steep at the start and eases off to the top up a snow ramp to some trees. 45 metres. Beautiful position, good views. 4 abseils down to the valley.
ClimbingGlen - AltLd O/S - 05/Mar/15 with Gavin Peach

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 16/Feb/15

Pumpy as, glad Matt lead the middle pitch. Ice was pretty wet and a bit sketchy at the top. Walked off and hitched back to vermork to retrieve bags - don't do it. Take 2-3 lengths of tat and ab off
partz - AltLd O/S - 10/Feb/15 with Matt Woodfield

matt.woodfield - AltLd O/S - 10/Feb/15

mattleepianist - AltLd - Feb/15

Mr Spoons - AltLd - 31/Jan/15 with Alan Hinkes

Indifferent ice. A little stepped so felt pretty steady for the grade. A bit thin at the top where the angle eases back.
Big Lee - AltLd O/S - 24/Jan/15 with Anna Kennedy

annak - AltLd O/S - 24/Jan/15 with Lee Harrison

Returned to retrieve gear from yesterday's truncated attempt. Led P1 and P2. P3 was covered deep in powder snow so abseiled off an Abalakov at the end of P2 and down climbed P1 (again).
Pete_Frost - Lead G/U - 20/Jan/15

Led P1. Dave led P2 until his left axe ripped out of rotten ice just short of the belay and he sprained his ankle in the subsequent fall. I down climbed P1 after lowering Dave and helped him on a long, painful hop down the gorge to the car.
Pete_Frost - AltLd dnf - 19/Jan/15 with David Hayward

In 4 and a bit pitches (ramp pitch was about 70m so had to pitch up to the peg separately). Led the ramp (very thin) and the crux wall after the peg. Gear was suspect but luckily the ice provided good hooks.
alexm198 - AltLd O/S - 06/Jan/15 with Simon Smith

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 06/Jan/15

Pink pointed second pitch with gear placed by Alex. Scary as fuck. Most scared i've been on any climb in my life!
ecromwell - AltLd O/S - 06/Jan/15 with Alison Cromwell

BushwackerBritz - 2015

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 26/Feb/14 with Debbie

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 26/Feb/14 with Debbie

Matt Barnes - AltLd O/S - 22/Jan/14 with John V

mileshill540 - AltLd - 2014

Utterly incredible, what a route! Amazing surroundings and position!
MrRiley - AltLd O/S - 17/Feb/13 with Richard Hines, Rob Reglinski

Rickrick - 17/Feb/13

We followed Phil up P1 of the entry gully to belay at bottom of ramp. Gareth led ramp (WI2). I led P2 normal route up to the right. 35m. Gareth P3 40m. Abbed down on Abalakhovs.
stratandrew - AltLd O/S - 10/Feb/13 with Dave Bish, Gareth Williams

gw3285 - AltLd - 10/Feb/13

6aPunter - 2013

marcusmarcus1 - AltLd dnf - 07/Mar/12

guy757 - 07/Mar/12

al99 - AltLd O/S - 07/Mar/12 with Russ Reid

SaraAT - 2nd dog - 21/Feb/12 with Arnaud Sors

tomwheeler - AltLd - 21/Feb/12

BorisVBlade - AltLd O/S - 19/Feb/12 with Sam Thompson

timjones - AltLd - 18/Feb/12 with Neil McLean

Hidden - 18/Feb/12

bengt - Lead O/S - 05/Feb/12 with Chuck, Dom

muzz44 - Lead O/S - Feb/12

Led main pitch. Brillient. Prob my hardist ice lead yet.
HIGHTOWER - AltLd O/S - 17/Jan/12 with Martin Chick

Top route, Will lead 1st pitch, I led the 2nd pitch to a slight grove on crusty ice and belayed Will up, Will finished the remainder of the 2nd pitch and the 3rd pitch, I led the last pitch. Top Route especially pitches 2 and 3
williamsd79 - AltLd O/S - 10/Jan/12 with Will Marshall

Led P2 (main pitch). Great climbing. Very similar to Cascade in the pass in style and difficulty.
Cardi - AltLd O/S - 09/Jan/12 with Jack S

Sam Warby - Jan/12

smudge - AltLd - 14/Feb/11 with Rob

aaron7 - AltLd O/S - 14/Feb/11

robertmichaeladams - AltLd - 12/Feb/11 with Tom

tomdude - AltLd - 12/Feb/11 with rob

The Bad Cough - AltLd O/S - 05/Feb/11 with John Sealey

jon22 - AltLd - 05/Feb/11 with The Bad Cough

Goose4 - Lead O/S - 30/Jan/11

The best climb of the hols
Gwyneth - 2nd - 20/Feb/10 with Stewart

P1 and 3(last). Horrible deep powder on all the easier angled ledges, over rotten ice. Gear very questionable the entire way. Very bad condition.
groovy_nut - AltLd O/S - 19/Feb/10 with Patrick

Hidden - AltLd dog - 18/Feb/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 14/Feb/10

Bex_M - 2nd dog - 14/Feb/10 with Barra

Followed behind Smiler & Geoff. I led p2 taking a line to the left of the central groove system.
Pete Nugent - AltLd - 12/Feb/10 with Chris Vernon

joeydurkin - 2nd - 26/Jan/10 with John R

Led pitches 2 & 3
John Roe - AltLd - 26/Jan/10 with Joey Durkin

alpinestar_no1 - AltLd β - 10/Jan/10

Hidden - 2010

keith leonard - AltLd - 2010

Hidden - Lead - 13/Mar/09

wow. felt strenuous, but tremendous. a fantastic end to the week. followed another team up, as a result spent the first ten minutes at the belay ducking falling ice.
pebbles - 2nd - 13/Mar/09 with guido

Solo up 1st pitch, covered in deep snow. Rob 1st pitch, steep & brittle. Me 2nd, more amenable.
KeithW - AltLd O/S - 11/Mar/09 with Lithos

P1 snow slope plod, led P2 - great up faint groove to snowed up ledge and poor ice at belay - and much messing about with only 1 screw, drilling anchors. Keith led P3, Easy ab down to right (when looking in) off the main line to trees, then 50m to top of snow slope.
lithos - AltLd - 11/Mar/09 with keithw

Tim Bateman - Lead - 21/Feb/09 with George Bird

DanielJ - AltLd O/S - 15/Feb/09 with daniel, viktor

Hidden - 2nd - Feb/09

Hidden - AltLd - 29/Jan/09

Greg Boswell - AltLd O/S - 23/Jan/09 with ken lacey

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 12/Jan/09

CMCM - AltLd O/S - 11/Jan/09 with Joe

GScot38 - Lead - Jan/09

Jamie Simpson - 2009

Retreated on first pitch, very rotten ice
adw07 - AltLd dnf - 22/Mar/08 with Scott Becker

MoWalker3 - 07/Mar/08

Hidden - Lead O/S - 05/Mar/08

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Mar/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 01/Mar/08

jam_rich - AltLd - Mar/08

Mike Hall - 29/Feb/08 with Phil T

Neilm18 - 2nd O/S - 27/Feb/08 with Stuart Kennedy

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/Feb/08

Smelly Fox - AltLd O/S - 25/Feb/08 with Mark Mosgrove

s kennedy - Lead O/S - 25/Feb/08 with neil mosgrove, michale mcghie

michael83 - AltLd O/S - 25/Feb/08 with Stuart Kennedy, Neil Mosgrove

Had to bail on the second pitch of the route as my partner was being sick. Will complete next season.
Karl Wooffindin - AltLd dnf - 22/Feb/08 with Josh Sykes

Hidden - Lead O/S - 21/Feb/08

ShaneHoubart - AltLd O/S - Feb/08

graniterocks - AltLd O/S - Feb/08 with Cecilie Gr°nhaug, Johan Lundin

Drapes - 2nd - Feb/08 with Rosie Goolden

Ken led first and third pitch
John Roe - AltLd - 24/Jan/08 with Ken Bibby

centurion05 - Lead O/S - Jan/08

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 09/Mar/07

solo 1st picth, tony did crux 2nd, i did 3rd, bombarded with ice and italians on ropes !
lithos - AltLd O/S - 09/Mar/07 with TonyM

Mike Hall - 2nd - 05/Mar/07 with GGraham

Will Homoky - AltLd O/S - 26/Feb/07 with Tom Hindson

Andrew Sloan - AltLd O/S - 24/Feb/07 with Steve Grove

Very Soft Ice Bailed out on Pitch 3
Jamie Degel - Lead - Feb/07 with Tim Plasberg DaV Hamburg

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Jan/05

plain kitten - Lead - 2000

L,2,L,2. After tryng Juvsoyla. It was too brttle.
charlesmfrench - AltLd O/S - 1999 with Bj÷rn

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