Norway Ice Fest Meet Report 19- 28 Feb 2016
A mixed team of attendees from several UK Climbing Clubs finally got under way on February 19th.
Condition on the ice routes were superb. Plenty of fat ice. The track in the Rjukan Gorge was good and direct to many lines, thankfully without much deep snow, and no sign of the river below it. Almost all of the usual routes were in great condition, sometimes a little brittle ice was encountered but in general, no-one could or did complain.
One of the main venues was the Vemork Bridge routes. The usually snowed-up and icy road down to and getting out of the Vemork Bridge car park was no trouble this season even without 4-wheel drive cars. With the excellent conditions, we all got stuck in to some great ice climbing.
Read the whole article here: 7th Joint AC/CC Rjukan Norway Ice Fest Meet Report 19 – 28 Feb 2016