"A word on the spot is worth a cartload of recollections"
James Maggs, Southwold diarist 1797-1890

Wednesday, 7 March 2012

Recce in Sordalen

We got up at 04:00 this morning with a vague plan to climb something in Sordalen, a valley southeast of Setermoen that runs south toward the Swedish border. By the time that we had checked out the valley and decided on Skredbekken (a 700m WI5/6) as an objective it was too late to start. So the plan is now to get up tomorrow morning at 01:30 to give us the chance to do the approach and first easy pitches in the dark.

This is going to be a massive day, in a par with Polar Circus or even longer. We are going to spend the rest of day resting, eating and drinking lots before bed at 18:00.

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