4 pitches.

Rockfax Description
4 pitches. The steepest sections are the start and end but the waterfall is quite sustained and usually on good quality ice. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
4 long pitches. A harder direct variation available on the third pitch.


ClimberDateStyle
Jenkins75 27/Feb 2nd O/S
Pete_Frost 26/Feb AltLd dnf

Steve led P1 and P2 (which was deceptively sustained and much longer than it looked). I led toward the base of the pillar, then discovered poor, dinner-plating ice which rained down on the parties below. At that point I decided to follow the Italian party who were retreating, having concluded that they would kill everyone below if they started trying to climb the chandeliered ice of the pillar. The name of this climb translates to "Two men and a foetus". Apparently the third member of the first ascent team was so tired by the end that all he could do was curl up in a foetal position.

with Mike Jenkins , Steve Jenkins
alexm198 23/Feb AltLd O/S

If you climb this to its logical finish, it's SIX full length 55-60m pitches. Poor choice for a rest day... Nice climbing though. Led 1, 3, 5, 6.

plain kitten ??/2015 Lead
reima 25/Jan/14 AltLd O/S

Direct variation. If it was back home, the route would get three stars, but the standards in Rjukan are high...

with Juuso M
Matt Barnes 21/Jan/14 AltLd O/S

Sweet position - Dave lead pillar - WI 5

with Dave Amos
Murilo Lessa 13/Feb/13 AltLd O/S

Stew lead the first pitch (steep start). I did the second pitch, very long and sustained. A big chunk of ice hit Stew's hand so we called short just by the cave.

with Paul Hennelly, Stewart Young
roelq ?/Feb/13 2nd
with Jeroen
jarriz 30/Jan/13 Lead

6,5pitch loppuun jäi vilelä muutama kp. kiivettävää pitkän lumirännin yläpäähän

TDSvejstrup 03/Jan/13 2nd O/S

Climbed beyond guidebooks reccomendation until it went dark then ab'ed the line

HarryB 02/Jan/13 AltLd O/S
with Ollie, Jamie
zcsharp 02/Jan/13 2nd
with Ollie Stevens, Harry
Hidden 02/Jan/13 AltLd O/S
csab1978 04/Dec/10 Lead rpt

Pissed about so much looking for a route to do that we only did 1 pitch.

with Arild Wifladt, Ole Christian Fredrikson
machars 13/Feb/10 AltLd
with Ben Smith
Bex_M 11/Feb/10 AltLd O/S

Only led 3/4 of a pitch

with Barra
AdrianP 08/Feb/10 AltLd O/S

First ice multipitch. Great day out. Absailed down the left side of the route on ready made abalakovs.

with Matti L.
tuukka 08/Feb/10 AltLd O/S
with Juha
juhah 08/Feb/10 AltLd

Arrived to "top" trees after pitch 6 and there was still some ice little further back. Two abselis from trees on the left side and rest from abalakovs.

Drapes ?/Jan/10 2nd
with Richard Bentley
richardlong78 ?/Jan/10 AltLd
with Dave Gleave
Tim Bateman 23/Feb/09 Lead

Excellent route, quite sustained throughout. Snow tends to collect on the last pitch above the crux so was heavy going.

with George Bird
Hidden 12/Feb/08 AltLd dnf
Will Homoky 08/Feb/08 AltLd O/S

Lead P2 and P4. Left Hand variation on P3.

with Tom Hindson
Kaiser999 ?/Feb/08 AltLd

A long full on day out with an interesting ab down in the dark

with Derek
DanielJ 17/Jan/08 Lead dnf

got soaked, water allover the route, abbed off and called it a day.

with anders
datoon 09/Mar/07 AltLd O/S

Done in aweful conditions - the main pitch was rather wet and erm dangerous!!!

with MJ
Smelly Fox 07/Mar/07 AltLd dnf

Took a fall on the direct variation third pitch when an axe ripped resulting in a dislocated foot. My hats off to the two guys I was with for getting us all out safely!

with Stuart Kennedy, Campbel Forbes
graniterocks ?/Mar/06 AltLd
with Johan Lundin
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