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Susses Veil** WI2

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[Tom following me up the 2nd pitch., 3 kb]3 pitches. One or two pitches. More of an 'area' than a 'waterfall'. It is a great venue to learn the basics of ice climbing. The waterfall is wide and can be climbed by several teams at the same time. Beware of falling ice if it is crowded here. © ROCKFAX
Not a particularly hard climb but beautiful. Two or three pitches depending on conditions. Top pitch becomes hollow once melting begins! Although there is only a shoort walk in from the car park, the route sits quite high on the valley side, over looking the Vermork power station, Vemork Bridge and the head of the valley. Just make sure you take a moment to enjoy the view while you are on the climb, well worth a few photos!
Peter Chapman 2002

Photo: Tom following me up the 2nd pitch. © terrarob
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Banked out, Short roped, at the back, more a walk than a climb. 1 steep step.
tuckey234 - Solo O/S - 20/Feb/14

Snowy
Dr Rorlasaurus - 18/Feb/14 with Luke Wolsey

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Feb/13

3 different lines - 1 alt ld, 1 2nd, 1 ld.
MariaT - Lead O/S - 15/Feb/13 with James Carpenter

Jimb0 - Lead - 11/Feb/13 with Sparrowmonkey

Sparrowmonkey - 2nd - 11/Feb/13 with Jimb0

mikespooner - Lead O/S - Feb/13 with Ollie Wilmot

Hidden - TR - 19/Jan/13

tomc - 08/Jan/13

tomc - 07/Jan/13

Snowy as hell
TDSvejstrup - Lead O/S - 31/Dec/12

zcsharp - 2nd - 31/Dec/12 with Danish

Hidden - Lead O/S - 24/Feb/12

Dirty Knees - 2nd O/S - 24/Feb/12 with Matt Alexander

Slick - AltLd O/S - 19/Feb/12 with Greg

Tomek S - Lead O/S - 18/Feb/12 with Grzesiek Weychan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/Feb/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Feb/12

iang74 - 2nd - 15/Feb/12 with Lee Halley

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Feb/12

Hidden - 2nd - 12/Feb/12

Led right hand side, seconded left
HarryB - Lead O/S - 30/Dec/11 with Ollie

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Dec/11

Mickdenali - Apr/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Mar/11

kdalzell - Lead - 09/Mar/11 with Liam Fleming

Liam FLeming - 2nd - 09/Mar/11 with karen dalzell

JYates - Lead O/S - 08/Mar/11 with Mike Pigram

gilbert - 2nd O/S - 02/Mar/11 with Paul ?

postorgchill - 2nd O/S - Mar/11

Hidden - Solo O/S - 09/Jan/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Dec/10

easier left hand line and steeper middle/right hand line
ross duffield - Lead - 08/Mar/10 with row

My first experience on ice. Didn't die!
bobbarnes00 - 2nd O/S - 21/Feb/10 with James Pomeroy; Richard Roberts

First day in Rjukan, easy warm up session. Nice spot overlooking the gorge. Took a line to the right hand side. Lots of snow to clear!
Poco Loco - Lead O/S - 21/Feb/10 with Bob Barnes, Richard Roberts

keith leonard - Solo - 2010

Lots of snow.
KevB - Lead - 19/Jan/09 with Iain M

Hidden - Lead - 17/Jan/09

cham749 - AltLd - 15/Jan/09 with David Jones

Day one of climbing at Rjukan with skills practice. Bruce led a climb on ice 10m to the right on a pich of casscading ice at a similar grade
John Roe - Lead - 13/Jan/09 with Bruce Radbourne, Steve Burgon

Soloed around the area.
sasmojo - Solo - 03/Jan/09

Central Line
Rampikino - 2nd - 17/Feb/08 with Chris, Mike, Cat

Right Variation
Rampikino - Lead - 17/Feb/08 with Chris, Mike, Cat

Left Variation
Rampikino - Lead - 17/Feb/08 with Chris, Mike, Cat

LHS
chri55ie - 2nd - 17/Feb/08 with Mike Hough

RHS
chri55ie - Lead - 17/Feb/08 with Mike Hough

Variation of RHS
chri55ie - TR - 17/Feb/08 with Cat Randall, Mat Dowsett, Mike Hough

Several lines, Chris, Mat, Cath
mike_hough_uk - Lead - 17/Feb/08 with chri55ie

ross duffield - 2008 with row

Hidden - 2nd - 23/Feb/07

Hidden - 2007

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Mar/06

shazbat - AltLd - Mar/06 with SCC

Hidden - Lead O/S - 30/Jan/06

tom_holdsworth - AltLd - 17/Dec/05 with Mike Kennedy

kenneM - Lead - Dec/05 with Moony, Will Taylor

Hidden - Lead - Feb/05

Tarquin - Lead - 2005

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Style of ascent

Soloed4 of 58 (6.9%)
Lead29 of 58 (50.0%)
Followed12 of 58 (20.7%)
Toproped2 of 58 (3.4%)
Alt Leads5 of 58 (8.6%)
Unknown6 of 58 (10.3%)

'Climbed'34 of 58 (58.6%)
clean O/S24 of 58 (41.4%)