Rockfax Description
(The Skier) The striking crackline in the sidewall is very photogenic. It is easily ticked when descending from having done one of the longer routes on the front of the cliff. Some jamming is required low down, followed by hauling on jugs as the route gets steeper, leading to a tricky section passing the roof. © 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
Clay C 27/Aug/16 2nd O/S
with George, Ross
67hours 27/Aug/16 2nd O/S
Hidden 27/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Jim Slater 27/Aug/16 Lead O/S
with Maia
Hidden 27/Aug/16 2nd O/S
mzchambers 26/Aug/16 Lead O/S
Mackinclimb 26/Aug/16 2nd
Graeme Hammond 17/Aug/16 Lead O/S

WOW amazing!

with Becky E
Hidden 17/Aug/16 2nd O/S
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
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!

victim of mathematics 06/Jul/12 2nd O/S

Amazing. Ridiculous holds everywhere.

with Julie, Andy
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
Hidden 06/Jul/12 Lead O/S
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
Andrew1 21/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Hulda
Hulda 21/Jul/10 2nd
with Andi
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
Hidden 19/Jul/09 Lead
centurion05 19/Jul/09 2nd
with patch
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..!

AJ007 ?/Jul/09 2nd
Hidden ?/Jul/09 Lead
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
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
Hidden 04/Aug/07 Lead O/S
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
Whitt ?/Jun/07 Lead O/S


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

Brilliant stuff... nearly came off!

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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