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Posts By: KlätterLars

Trip to Nissedal

I recently went to Norway to do som multi-pitch climbing in Nissedal. Had an awesome time that ended in an escape from the midges and mosquitos. An escape to the single-pitch trad routes of Bohuslän. Made a little movie about it, I hope you get inspired.

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Episode 2

The second episode is up! I talk with Putte Josefsson, accomplished rock climbing instructor and examinator. We talk a bit about his past with the alpine, skis and how he got into climbing. You can subscribe to it on iTunes or just listen at SoundCloud It’s in Swedish, as most episodes are likely to be for now, so for you non-Swedish speakers out there; just enjoy the sound of the Swedish language. I hope you like, […]

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Episode 1

So, Klätterpodden is now a podcast for real! The first episode is up on SoundCloud and iTunes so far, but I’m working on getting it nicely integrated on the webpage as well. I talk with climber and instructor Niclas Henriksson about how he came to climbing, among other things. It’s in Swedish, as most episodes are likely to be, so for you non-swedish speakers out there; just enjoy the sound of the Swedish language. I […]

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Accidents do happen

This is my account of an accident I had a couple of weeks ago. It started as a way to work through what happened, to process it even though I felt OK mentally. From there I kept working on it and thought it could be interesting to share. It was a humbling experience and has forced me to take a step back and consider how I look at the risk associated with climbing, and of overconfidence. For […]

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How strong is your rope?

  So, the other day I got my first real core shot (the sheath is damaged so the core is visible) while climbing in Skevik. I’ve read about how easily (if not often) it can happen but kinda thought “Naw, that’s not gonna happen”. But it did, and thankfully I had an awesome belayer (thank you Niclas) who saw the damage before I could continue climbing. It turned out that even part of the core […]

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