Climbs 31
Rocktype Granite
Altitude 9m a.s.l
Faces NW

Nearing the end of the runout on pitch 2 of Thiras Mirith (E2 5b), Lofoten Islands. © ali k

Crag features

The road to Henningsvaer crosses the narrow neck of Djupford on a causeway, and a quick "eyes left" will reveal a mountain side of high quality granite running along the eastern side of the fjord. These are the flanks of Budalstinden. Beyond the end of the fjord, and rising above the freshwater lake of Djupfordvatnet (hidden from the road) is the great spur that forms the north-west buttress of Vagakallen which terminates in Point 713m, and is known to climbers simply as Pillaren (the Pillar), it is home to one of the most sought after routes on Lofoten, the great classic of Bare blaber.

Crags get the sun from about mid afternoon onwards and the majority of routes will require a few settled days after rain to drain.

Approach notes

Bare blaber and the routes of Pillaren and the eastern side of Budalstinden are approached by following the path along the north-western shore of Djupford to the terminal moraine that cuts across the valley-allow about an hour. The Two Faces Face and Sjosvaet (the Sea Slab) are reached from parking by the bend on the Henningsvaer side of the causeway.

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Lofoten Rock

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Bare blåbær 
2There is to Don6- * 
3Job to Don5+ * 
4Coley Smoken5 ***19
5Child's Playn5+ ***15
6Very Expensive Ticketn7 ** 
7Rännesnärjan5 ***1
8Whale Meet Againn7- * 
9Bare blaveisn6+ ***1
10Filling in the Blanksn6- ***1
11Bare Blåbærn5- ***207
12Thiras Mirithn6 **4
14Triumfbuenn6 * 
15Haakon's Restless Crackn4+ *1
16Celebriann6- **2
17Goodbye High Schooln7- *** 
18Høstgulln7- *** 
19Elgfestenn6 * 
20Danske Rutan6+ * 
22Budals pillarenn6+ ** 
23Skvisn6 * 
24Kjære frøken Johanssonn6+ * 
25Bibel hjørnetn5+ ** 
 The Two Faces Face 
27Fish Restaurantn5+ *6
28Djupfjord Buttressn5+ *3
29Dr. Jekylln6 **8
30Mr Hyden6+ ** 
 Sjøsvaet (The Sea Slab) 
32Lay-bye Laybackn7+ * 
33Ørnens Brødren7 ** 
34Solens sønnern6 ***32
35Manens Døtren6 ***13
36Skåningenn5+ * 

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