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Climbing in the Swedish countryside.

Description 

When you think of climbing in Scandinavia, Sweden probably isn't the first place that comes to mind. Neighboring Norway, with its legendary mountains and fjords, gets all of the attention.

Sweden does, however, offer some excellent climbing. You may not find the sweeping walls that you would find in Norway, but there is some excellent cragging in Sweden. The area of Bohuslan offers some of the finest trad cragging anywhere.

The locals are super friendly, and the prices are a relief to anyone who has spent time in Norway. The next time you are climbing in Scandinavia, check out Sweden - you might be pleasantly surprised by what you find.

Getting There 

There are a number of ways to get to Sweden. For climbers wishing to visit Bohuslan, Gothenburg (or Goteborg) is likely the most convenient airport.

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.3 miles from here

21 Total Routes

['4 Stars',9],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',2],['5.10',5],['5.11',8],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Sweden:
Vilskudd   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Bohuslan : Valserod
Prismaster   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 210'   Hallinden : Stora Vaggen
Bagatellen   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 75'   Galgeberget : Stora Galgeberget
Tor Line   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 2 pitches, 300'   Bohuslan : Haller
Masken   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Galgeberget : Lilla Galgeberget
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Featured Route For Sweden
Climber on Vilskudd.

Vilskudd 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  Europe : Sweden : ... : Valserod
One of the "four classic 6-" climbs in Bohuslan, this fine route is not to be missed. Traverse a juggy flake up and left into the main crack. Head up the crack to a small roof, then step left out onto the face and traverse over to a nice handcrack. Follow the crack up and right to the start of a cruxy layback section which follows the flake out left. At the end of the layback, follow the handcrack straight to the top. Belay on gear....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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