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BETA PHOTO: Gygrestolen from Breisås Student Housing


Gygrestolen is the characteristic rock formation to the west of Bø, that can be seen from many places around town. Many good routes with exciting exposure and views of Bø.

Getting There 

From the train station, drive 3,7km towards Lunde. Turn right towards Tveiten. Follow the road for 1,5km and go left where it parts. Follow the road along the left side of the lake and park alongside the road, by the second marked path to Gygrestolen.

Climbing Season

For the Norway area.

Weather station 10.5 miles from here

5 Total Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Inside the chimney of Den Sorte Kamin

Den Sorte Kamin (The Black Chimney) 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c  Europe : Norway : ... : Gygrestolen
Not the hardest of climbs, but definitely a local classic. Easiest route to the top of Gamla. The route traverses inside of a rather large chimney that cuts all the way through mountain. Follow a few bolts up, with the occasional gear placement....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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