GarethSL

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Norway based geologist with a strong affinity for ice climbing and arctic research.



Location
Trondheim/ Longyearbyen

Best Climbing Experience
Nirvana in a snowstorm. Three glorious, full length pitches of WI4+ on rarely formed ice, unbeatable.

Any days chopping ice in 'the valley'.

First ascents in Gauladalen... Drive. Stop. Climb. Repeat until out of ice.

Bailing off 50% of ice routes in Rogaland cause the conditions are so crap, but remembering you are only there to avoid a weekend parking fine.

Evening first ascents under the northern lights in Harstad.

Expeditions to Hornsund, Bjørnøya and Hopen.

Romsdalshorn in the rain.

Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
How so much better the conditions in Oppdal are, on Jamie's Valdres threads.

Recent Postings

Winter hardshell on 18-Jan-17
Vente fabric on 17-Jan-17
Accident in Rjukan on 16-Jan-17

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Personal Webpage
https://www.facebook.com/isklatring.trondheim

Logbooks Volunteer
Moderator for 97 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Sverdruphamaren, Trollstein, Storfjellet, Lyngefjellet, Storvola, Skirna, Broomhill Quarry, Westminster Arms Quarry (Malvern), Mer de Glace, Løftbekken ... plus 87 more

Interests Outside Climbing
Firearms & Competition Shooting
Geological Mapping
Arctic Research

About My Photography
Average would be an overstatement. I like black and white.

Photo Gallery
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