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Climbing in Uskedalen. The Norwegian big wall paradise above the fjords. Part III: Going BIG!

We have divided our guide to climbing in Uskedalen into a series of three articles.Part I: Getting started. An introduction to Uskedalen, its climbing style, recommended gear, beta regarding logistics and planning a trip. We close the article with a reflection regarding if you need a guide on your first contact with the valley, as…

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Climbing in Uskedalen. The Norwegian big wall paradise above the fjords. Part II: Your first routes

We have divided our guide to climbing in Uskedalen into a series of three articles.Part I: Getting started. An introduction to Uskedalen, its climbing style, recommended gear, beta regarding logistics and planning a trip. We close the article with a reflection regarding if you need a guide on your first contact with the valley, as…

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Climbing in Uskedalen. The Norwegian big wall paradise above the fjords. Part I: Getting started.

Climbing in Uskedalen is probably the closest we have in Europe to climbing in Yosemite. Still Uskedalen is relatively unknown outside of Norway. Summer climbing in the north, is shyly becoming a bucket list objective for many European climbers, however Uskedalen still remains quite a hidden pearl. Perhaps because climbing in Uskedalen can be intimidating,…

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Best places for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing in Norway

What makes Voss the best place for snowy adventures in Norway? The west region of Norway is one of the snowiest regions in Europe, this makes Voss an exceptional place for winter adventures like snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. We have a long season, from November to May it is possible to enjoy the snowy mountains…

Klatring på Lønahorgi, Voss. Ruta heter "Pionerruta".

Climbing in Lønahorgi

The north-east wall of Lønahorgi is wild, beautiful, and has an almost alpine character. The crack formations are dense in this part of the wall. The rock is compact and has high friction, and the routes are generally well secured.

Klatreopplevelse på Staup, Voss.

Climbing in Staup, Voss.

Just north of the center of Voss are the beautiful climbing cliffs called Staup. Easy routes, idyllic surroundings, good rock quality and a short distance to Voss make this an attractive climbing area for many. Here you will find the information you need and a climbing guide for Staup.

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The best places for Climbing in Voss

The extreme sports village of Voss is known for river kayaking, rafting, aerial sports, trail cycling and skiing. But did you know that Voss also has high-quality bouldering, sport climbing and multi-pich climbing?

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Voss. The ski capital of Norway and the fjords.

Welcome to Voss, a skier paradise in the heart of the Fjords, With the two biggest ski resorts in Norway and close proximity to Sogn and Hardanger. Voss is known as the extreme sports capital of Norway and is an obvious destination for powder laps in the forest, freeride terrain and world class ski touring high above the fjords. Discover this and more about what Voss has to offer in the winter and spring.

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Best ski touring trips with a fjord view from Voss.

Voss is a fantastic base for discovering the fjord region of Norway with skis. Although Voss is not exactly coastal, it is equidistant from Hardanger and Sogn, the two longest and most dominant fjords in Norway. From the mountains of Voss you can access breathtaking views high above the fjords.

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Ski and Train in Raundalen. (with video)

Take the regional train from Voss. Sit down and have a coffee while adjusting your ski boots and looking at the beautiful scenery. Fifteen minutes later we arrive in winter wonderland. Off the train and right into the skis, ready to go. What a cool concept, right?