Fruberget

Characteristics

At Fruberget you find walls, caves and boulders with a very nice stone quality. The area has some of the longest and steepest problems in Sweden. Its position close to the sea has a refreshing effect in the summer. The environment is unique. Fruberget is divided into four sections: ‘Fat Cat’, ‘Lilla grottan & v-väggen’, ‘Lätta väggen’ och ‘Stora grottan’. You find the topo on frubergetor download pdf topo.

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Directions

Fruberget is located about 10 km north of Västervik. Drive towards Gamleby on the old road on Norrlandet, the peninsula connecting Gamleby and Västervik. You will find Fruberget on your left, facing the Gamleby Bay, after passing Segersgärde. Follow the orange marked hiking trail to get to the different sections. The ‘Lilla grottan’-sector is located on the northern summit of the hill, by the hiking trail. The ‘Stora grottan’-sector is located on the southern summit of the hill.

Coordinates

To the parking lot:   16°30’51”O, 57°51’23”N

Accommodation

The closest camping is Camping KustCamp in Gamleby,phone +46493-10221, www.campa.se and Lysingsbadet in Västervik, phone +46490-258000, www.lysingsbadet.se. Eight Little Homes Youth Hostel in Överum, phone +46493-30302 www.overum.nu, cottages and camping at Risebo fritid, phone +46493-33046 www.risebofritid.se. You can rent cottages at Tofvehult, phone +46490-26351 www.tofvehult.se and at Live in Nature at Kallersnäs gård, +46768-513090 www.liveinnature.se.

Shops

The closest grocery stores and petrol stations are located in Gamleby.

Västervik Climbing Centre

The climbing centre in Västervik is the main meeting point for climbers. It is located by the old water tower on Repslagargatan 5. There is free Wi-Fi internet access there. You can also borrow a computer and browse the internet for free. It is a place where you can meet, trade stories, read climbing magazines and watch climbing films. The latest information on climbing and other outdoor activities in the area is available there. There is also a climbing gym available, where you can climb and get to know other climbers. Call +46490-37466 for more information.

Climbingshop

On the climbingcenter. There are goods from Organic, Five ten, Evolv, Volx, DMM, Singing Rock, Petzl, Klean Kanteen, Metolius, Houdini. You can rent crashpads here.