Mommehål

Characteristics

Mommehål consists of two sections, ‘Mommehålstenen’ and ‘Mommehål 2’. ‘Mommehålstenen’ is a big boulder on which you can find the first 8A route created in Västervik, among others. It is located in a planted spruce forest, close to an enduro track. ‘Mommehål 2’ is a new boulder area that has a lot of easy problems suitable for beginners. Routes that are especially recommended are marked with a star. See also 27crags

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Directions

The area is close to Västervik Airport. ‘Mommehålstenen’ is located by the E22 a kilometre from the exit leading to Mommehål (and the airport). After passing the advertising sign, ‘Båken’, take the gravel road on your left. It continues for 50 m. Park there. Follow the enduro track for about 500 m. The boulder is very visible to your left. ‘Mommehål 2’ is located by the E22. After the exit towards Mommehål turn a sharp left. Follow the road for about a kilometre and park by the road barrier to the left. Follow the tractor track for about 100 m and you will see the boulders on top of the hill to the right of the path.

Coordinates

To the ‘Mommehålstenen’ parking lot:   16°31’56”O, 57°46’58”N

Accommodation

The closest camping can be found at Lysingsbadet in Västervik, phone +46490-258000, www.lysingsbadet.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. Camping KustCamp, phone +46493-10221, www.campa.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.

Shops

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

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.