Trælanípa (Slave Rock) in the Faroe Islands – A First Ascent

Nestled in the North Atlantic awaits an archipelago, the Faroe Islands, booming with adventure.

By Andreas Thaulow | January 3rd, 2019

 In June 2017, a ragtag team of local and international climbers set out for the Faroe Islands in hopes of establishing a first sea-cliff ascent.

Watch the film of their project on the iconic Trælanípa rock face. Produced by team member Andreas Thaulow with the written story by Brooke Jackson. (Jackson also wrote a feature story on the expedition that appeared  in the 2018 edition of Ascent.)


The Team:






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