VIDEO: Västervik Bouldering
by Björn Pohl - UKC Dec/2012
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Invited boulderers at Fallataket, Västervik
Björn Pohl - UKC, Dec 2012
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Right now, the boulders around Västervik are covered by a couple of feet of snow, but in September this year things looked very different. The city of Västervik had invited a bunch of strong international boulderers for the second annual Västervik Boulder Meet.
This time they had also invited film maker Cameron Maier, aka Bearcam, to make a film about it.
Next year, there will be a new boulder meet, so if you like what you see, check out their website.
This is the video:
| Forums ( Read More... | 12 comments, 20 Dec 2012 )|
|The blowtorch definitely seems to be doing damage... In all fairness there is a slight difference between flashing a torch over a hold and attempting to super heat it! I would suggest that rapidly heating up cold wet...|
mkean - 20 Dec 2012
Well I could take a guess but I'm not certain. At Västervik maybe it is normal? - I don't know, but do you either? I would have thought yearly frost damage would be a lot more significant than a few seconds of flame. ...
TobyA - 20 Dec 2012
|Isn't it obvious what blowtorching does to holds? Revelations at Raven Tor is a good example of what damage it can cause. I don't care what rock type it is in that video, it's setting a bad example to people who don't...|
willackers - 20 Dec 2012
hadn't someone already said that on this thread and then it dissappeared?! Or is there another Västervik thread in which the blow torching came up? I'm sure it's not a brilliant idea, although I suspect if Swedish...
TobyA - 18 Dec 2012
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