Rockfax Description
(The Skier) The striking crack-line in the side-wall is very photogenic. It is easily ticked when descending after doing one of the longer routes on the front of the cliff. A little jamming is required low down, followed by hauling on jugs as the route gets steeper. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
'The Skier'. HVS 5a

A Meyer, T Enevold May/1992

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Lofoten Rock Top 50.

Hidden 02/Oct/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Clay C 27/Aug/16 2nd O/S
with George, Ross
Hidden 27/Aug/16 2nd O/S
67hours 27/Aug/16 2nd O/S
Jim Slater 27/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Maia
Mackinclimb 26/Aug/16 2nd
mzchambers 26/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Aug/16 2nd O/S
Graeme Hammond 17/Aug/16 Lead O/S

WOW amazing!

with Becky E
alexm198 16/Aug/16 2nd O/S
Matt Harle 16/Aug/16 Lead O/S
M.Hallen 02/Aug/16 Lead dog

Was so stoked about this beautiful line. The lower crack was soaked and slimy, but it went fine. Took a fall on the upper crux. Make sure to have a green cam for the crack just above the tiny roof 2/3 up the wall. Bomber placement. Spent a lot longer time that I should have because of nervouseness. Next time it will go easily :D

with Carolina, Jarl
saaruli 29/Jul/16 Lead O/S
with Erik
Hidden 29/Jul/16 2nd rpt
cem 28/Jul/16 Lead rpt
with Deniz Sumengen
Peter Ballantine ?/Jul/16 2nd O/S
Peter Ballantine 26/Jun/16 2nd
Hidden 26/Jun/16 Lead O/S
Mark Kemball 15/Jun/16 2nd
with Chris Calow
Matt1234 10/Jun/16 Lead G/U
tomballantine ?/Jun/16 2nd O/S
Pippa 11/Jul/15 Lead O/S

Awesome long crack, up the shady wall

Dave Rumney 20/Jun/15 2nd
with Tanya Milner
Hidden 28/Jun/14 TR O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 28/Jul/13 2nd
RAK 06/Jul/13 Lead
with Lauri
James Oswald ?/Jun/13 Lead O/S

Lead it with Roz seconding after she decided she didn't want to do it. Slightly wet. The awesome jamming crack doesn't actually require much jamming. Great jug hauling after - ace route.

with Rozzy
James Oswald ??/2013 2nd O/S

Clare lead. The route started off damp (we were in the clouds). it then rained and it got wet. Ace

with Clare Erskine
Hidden 06/Aug/12 Lead
Batt 20/Jul/12 2nd O/S

Pretty reachy for the short particularly when a lot of the crack is wet! Sustained.

Hoyes 19/Jul/12 Lead O/S
mtempest 18/Jul/12 2nd
Dan Lane 18/Jul/12 Lead O/S

good moves and a bit of a jug fest, especially if you can lank it past the wet jamming crack like me!

Hidden 06/Jul/12 Lead O/S
climbingpixie 06/Jul/12 Lead O/S

Fantastic. Crack was sopping wet but that only affected 2 moves where you have to jam, the rest was just fun jug hauling!

with Colin, Andy
Hidden 06/Jul/12 2nd O/S
victim of mathematics 06/Jul/12 2nd O/S

Amazing. Ridiculous holds everywhere.

with Julie, Andy
cymjt ?/Jul/12 -
Hidden 23/Jun/12 2nd rpt
Hidden 23/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/Jul/11 Lead
cat22 27/Jun/11 2nd O/S
with Mike
bridget143 09/Aug/10 AltLd dog

I seconded, steep, jamming and rested taking out a wire.

tobydunford 09/Aug/10 Lead O/S
Hulda 21/Jul/10 2nd
with Andi
Andrew1 21/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Hulda
cem 20/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Dave Amos
Dr Caterpillar 19/Aug/09 2nd O/S

very good route, meaty

John Roe 07/Aug/09 Lead

HVS 5a

with Dave Gleave
HIGHTOWER 26/Jul/09 Lead β
richardlong78 25/Jul/09 2nd
centurion05 19/Jul/09 2nd
with patch
Hidden 19/Jul/09 Lead
chiverstom 08/Jul/09 Lead O/S
with Dave Turner
Hidden 02/Jul/09 Lead O/S
brockers ?/Jul/09 2nd

Fantastic route.. I just wish I'd argued more and taken the lead.. Well worth it..!

Hidden ?/Jul/09 Lead
AJ007 ?/Jul/09 2nd
dan gibson 27/Jun/09 2nd O/S
with helen gibson
tuukka 18/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Hanna
Henrik 09/Jun/09 2nd O/S
with Josef
Ing 08/Jul/08 2nd
with Stevie G & James
Alan James - UKC and UKH 15/Jun/08 Lead
Hidden 08/Jun/08 Lead
Hidden ?/Jun/08 Solo
Tim W 15/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Mattyk 04/Aug/07 Lead rpt

Peviously seconded in August 2002 with Jim and Jussi. felt much easier thankfully this time. As ali says i thought probably HVS 5a and safe at that, i've led harder VS's in my time! Theres a jug within reach every 2 ft or so although the bottom move would be dificult if you can't jam!

with Ali K
Chad123 28/Jul/07 AltLd O/S

Agree with below, HVS 5a for sure, all holds are huge and even the jamming section is very short lived. Good though...

with Jo
Luuuuuke ?/Jun/07 2nd O/S
with ian, whitt
wriggleyjoe ?/Jun/07 2nd O/S

Brilliant stuff... nearly came off!

with Luke
Whitt ?/Jun/07 Lead O/S


with Luke
wriggleyjoe ??/2007 2nd O/S
Oliver Sherman ?/Jul/06 Lead O/S
with Brad Jackson
Hidden 19/Jun/05 2nd O/S
chrishedgehog 12/Jul/03 Lead O/S

Worth three and a half stars of anybody's money

with Clare Wilkie
TobyA 04/Aug/02 2nd rpt
with TobyFK
Jonathan Lagoe - UKC ?/Jun/02 AltLd O/S
with Andy Hyslop
TobyA 12/Aug/98 Lead O/S

One of the biggest fights of my climbing life back then.

with Heidi
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