To Menn og et Foster*** WI4
[Approaching the rotten crux of "To Menn og et Foster" WI4, Rjukan., 3 kb]4 pitches. Four pitches. The steepest sections are the start and end but the waterfall is quite sustained and usually on good quality ice. © ROCKFAX

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

Photo: Approaching the rotten crux of "To Menn og et Foster" WI4, Rjukan. © Tris Fox
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This climb is in 25 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

Direct variation. If it was back home, the route would get three stars, but the standards in Rjukan are high...
reima - AltLd O/S - 25/Jan/14 with Juuso M

Sweet position - Dave lead pillar - WI 5
Matt Barnes - AltLd O/S - 21/Jan/14 with Dave Amos

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.
Murilo Lessa - AltLd O/S - 13/Feb/13 with Paul Hennelly, Stewart Young

roelq - 2nd - Feb/13 with Jeroen

6,5pitch loppuun jäi vilelä muutama kp. kiivettävää pitkän lumirännin yläpäähän
jarriz - Lead - 30/Jan/13

Climbed beyond guidebooks reccomendation until it went dark then ab'ed the line
TDSvejstrup - 2nd O/S - 03/Jan/13

HarryB - AltLd O/S - 02/Jan/13 with Ollie, Jamie

zcsharp - 2nd - 02/Jan/13 with Ollie Stevens, Harry

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 02/Jan/13

Pissed about so much looking for a route to do that we only did 1 pitch.
csab1978 - Lead rpt - 04/Dec/10 with Arild Wifladt, Ole Christian Fredrikson

machars - AltLd - 13/Feb/10 with Ben Smith

Only led 3/4 of a pitch
Bex_M - AltLd O/S - 11/Feb/10 with Barra

First ice multipitch. Great day out. Absailed down the left side of the route on ready made abalakovs.
Eetu - AltLd O/S - 08/Feb/10 with Matti L.

tuukka - AltLd O/S - 08/Feb/10 with Juha

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.
juhah - AltLd - 08/Feb/10 with Tuukka Holopainen

Drapes - 2nd - Jan/10 with Richard Bentley

richardlong78 - AltLd - Jan/10 with Dave Gleave

Excellent route, quite sustained throughout. Snow tends to collect on the last pitch above the crux so was heavy going.
Tim Bateman - Lead - 23/Feb/09 with George Bird

Hidden - AltLd dnf - 12/Feb/08

Lead P2 and P4. Left Hand variation on P3.
Will Homoky - AltLd O/S - 08/Feb/08 with Tom Hindson

A long full on day out with an interesting ab down in the dark
Kaiser999 - AltLd - Feb/08 with Derek

got soaked, water allover the route, abbed off and called it a day.
DanielJ - Lead dnf - 17/Jan/08 with anders

Done in aweful conditions - the main pitch was rather wet and erm dangerous!!!
datoon - AltLd O/S - 09/Mar/07 with MJ

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!
Smelly Fox - AltLd dnf - 07/Mar/07 with Stuart Kennedy, Campbel Forbes

graniterocks - AltLd - Mar/06 with Johan Lundin

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