Fri Night Vid Mari Salvesen on the Profile Wall, Norway
This week's Friday Night Video takes us to the Profile Wall in Jøssingfjord on the south coast of Norway, where Mari Salvesen is attempting to complete Premiere Moments (7c).
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My sort of climbing. Nice
But why does one cook cams in hot water?
Maybe the word "Friend" is also Norwegian for "Tea bag"?
No it isn't.
But these guys aren't Norwegians so maybe in another language..? ;-)
Swishing the cams around in hot water is to easier loosen up and remove any old grease/oil and trapped dirt/dust. A standard practice:
It's also in the care and instructions of the BD camalots.
I've been there and it's brilliant. Huge amounts of pristine granite and almost nobody there, even on a summer weekend. There are massive gaps between the routes, if you can climb solid E2-E3* ish then you can do new routes there.
* This is very approximate as I only climb VS but there are big gaps in the guide book which aren't featureless slabs etc.