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Ice climbing with Telemark Opplevelser

Ice climbing with Telemark Opplevelser Photo: Tom Atle Brodevik Ice climbing with Telemark Opplevelser Photo: Jarle Andersen Ice climbing with Telemark Opplevelser Photo: Jarle Andersen Ice climbing with Telemark Opplevelser Photo: Jarle Andersen Ice climbing with Telemark Opplevelser Photo: Jarle Andersen
Ice climbing with Telemark Opplevelser Photo: Tom Atle Brodevik
Ice climbing with Telemark Opplevelser Photo: Jarle Andersen
Ice climbing with Telemark Opplevelser Photo: Jarle Andersen
Ice climbing with Telemark Opplevelser Photo: Jarle Andersen
Ice climbing with Telemark Opplevelser Photo: Jarle Andersen

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Rjukan is reckoned to be the best venue in northern Europe for ice climbing. More than 192 frozen waterfalls and a particularly long and stable winter season make conditions attractive to climbers from around the world.

Telemark Opplevelser specialises in ice-climbing courses and guided ice climbing. Those responsible for running the courses are Mountain Guide (IVBV/UIAGM/IFMGA).

They also offer guided skiing trips and other types of outdoor activities for both beginners and the more experienced.

Facilities

  • Season

    • winter
  • Activities

    • guided trips
    • course
    • ice climbing

Categories

  • Climbing Climbing
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Ice climbing with Telemark Opplevelser - Photo: Tom Atle Brodevik

Ice climbing with Telemark Opplevelser

Rjukan is reckoned to be the best venue in northern Europe for ice climbing. More than 192 frozen waterfalls and a particularly long and stable winter...

Ice climbing with Telemark Opplevelser

Source: Visitnorway

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