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FRI NIGHT VID: Katie Lambert & Caroline George in Lofoten

This week's Friday Night Video takes us to the Arctic archipelago of the Lofoten Islands in Norway, where granite towers pierce through the sea in an incredible landscape of mountains, with quaint fishing villages nestled in the fjords. US climbers Caroline George and Katie Lambert travel to the islands for the first time in this film, and their impression of the place matches that of many a visitor to Lofoten...



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Nice video. Not as bothered about the touchy feely bits as some people are - we can't all be emotionally repressed middle aged punters (a club to which I'm a fully paid up member). It seems that a lot of the films...
I'm not sure about that; this is very anecdotal, and the weather is very variable up the norwegian coast with all the microclimates due to the varied geography. Also, the historical data for Kvaløya isn't so complete...
The forecast in Svolvær is epic at the moment, in fact there's pretty much no rain forecast anywhere in Norway for the next 10 days, even in Bergen, and then you know it's dry. In my experience of living here the past...
It seemed no more of an advert than any other gear sponsored climbing film I've seen. If it was trying to make me buy Eddie Bauer kit it failed, it did make me want to book a holiday in Lofoten though! (I didn't mind...
Nice footage, but it appears to be an advert filmed in 'documentary-style'. It would have been more honest if it had been introduced with "this week's Friday Night Video is just an advert." Apologies if I've...
Agreed. It's a beautiful movie showing superb climbing in a beautiful place. As far as the commentary goes, I actually prefer this kind of rather nebulous (but well-meaning and enthusiastic) psychobabble to...

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