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Västervik International Boulder Meet 2011, 25-28 August

Västervik and its archipelago is already a well known tourist
destination visited by many people from all over the world every year.
From now on it will also be a major climbing destination.
The purpose of the Västervik Boulder Meet is to have climbers from all
over the world meet in Västervik, a beautiful city located on the Swedish
east coast. Daniel Woods and his wife Cortney are participating and many
more strong climbers from different countries.
Bouldering, partying, sharing experiences, lectures, product testing,
presentations and just basic hanging out together are all on the menu.
The region offers plenty of bouldering, at both developed and virgin
territories. The climbing takes place on high quality granite for the most
part. Currently the hardest problems weigh in around 8b, but there are
plenty of projects.
All visiting climbers get free topos and help to go to the different
bouldering areas and discounts on campings, hostels and cabins.
The city of Västervik is backing this event 100%. For more information
about the city and the region click here.
This year the event will take place 25-28 August. The plan is to make
this an annual meet.
Accommodation and how to get to Västervik. Take a look at www.lysingsbadet.com
Schedule Boulder Meet

International Boulder Meet 25-28 augusti 2011, Västervik, Sweden
Schedule
Thursday 25 aug.
10.00 We meet at the bouldercenter, Lysingsbadet. We plan and go through the schedule for the day, and afterwards go to different boulder areas. Three project route prepared by Stefan Rasmussen Västervik, Sweden. 200 € in pricemoney for each problem. It is split by the ones who manage to complete the routes. Two problems for men and one problem for women. Tuesday 23 aug.starts the competition on the project routes and ends on Sunday 16.00. We train the whole day for the Dyno Competition at the bouldercenter. You apply for it on spot. Final on Saturday 19.00.
1st price 200 €, 2nd price 100 €, 3rd price 50 €.
20.00 Barbecue at the the bouldercenter and music.

Friday 26 aug.
10.00 We meet at the bouldercenter, Lysingsbadet. We plan and go through the schedule for the day, and afterwards go to the different boulder areas to climb (project routes etc.). Dynotraining open the whole day at the bouldercenter.
18.00 Barbecue at the the bouldercenter, music and exhibition by the companies.
19.00 Seminar and slideshow by Erik Massih, merited all-round climber from Swedwn.
21.00 Seminar and slideshow by Philippe Ribiére, french professional climber.

Saturday 27 aug.
10.00 We meet at the bouldercenter, Lysingsbadet. We plan and go through the schedule for the day, and afterwards go to the different boulder areas to climb (project routes etc.). Dynotraining open the whole day at the bouldercenter.
18.00 Barbecue at the the bouldercenter, music and exhibition by the companies.
19.00 Dyno Competition final.
21.00 Seminar and slideshow by Daniel och Cortney Woods from USA.

Sunday 28 aug.
10.00 We meet at the bouldercenter, Lysingsbadet. We plan and go through the schedule for the day, and afterwards go to the different boulder areas to climb (project routes etc.).
17.00 Distribution of prizes to the ones who have finished the project routes.
18.00 Barbecue and music at the bouldercenter.
Black Diamond introduces their new swiss made more durable filling, a samdwitch of different foams that will withstand much more abuse and keep it’s properties through out the life time of the pad. Pads, Mondos and Drop Zones will be available for participants to borrow and use (and abuse) here in Västervik and will be for sale at bargain prices after the event. Pads with new foam will be available in stores during Spring 2012.
Demo shoes from 5.10 will also be available for use. Take the opportunity to find your favorite model and find you size during while climbing.”
Have a look at www.bdel.com and www.fiveten.com
No need for preliminary application and participation is free.

WELCOME

Sponsors
Västerviks Kommun www.vastervik.com
Lysingsbadet www.lysingsbadet.se
Swedish Climbing Association www.klatterforbundet.se
Utebutiken www.utebutiken.se
Five Ten www.fiveten.com
Prana www.prana.com
Houdini www.houdinisportswear.com
Madrock www.madrock.com
Highsport www.highsport.se
Organic www.organic.com
Volx www.volx.fr
Light My Fire www.lightmyfire.com
Clean Kanteen www.cleankanteen.se
The Stickler www.thestickler.se

Climbers
Daniel Woods USA.
Courtney Woods USA.
Chris Webb-Parssons Australia.
Alex Puccio USA.
Philippe Ribiére France.
Therese Johansen Norway.
Andy Gullsten Finland.
Robert Rundin Sweden.
Daniel Andersson Sweden.
Anja Hodann Sweden.
And many more…

You can now find some of our boulders on www.27crags.com
We are working on it but you can already watch some of them:
You can also look at Boulder förare/topo at the webbsite.
Fruberget, www.27crags.com/crags/fruberget
Björnblocket, www.27crags.com/crags/bjornblocket-vastervik
Fallataket, www.27crags.com/crags/fallataket-vastervik
Marstrand, www.27crags.com/crags/marstrand
Forsby, www.27crags.com/crags/forsby
Mommehål, www.27crags.com/crags/mommehal-vastervik
VO, www.27crags.com/crags/vo-vastervik
Röda Väggen, www.27crags.com/crags/roda-vaggen
Lucerna, www.27crags.com/crags/lucerna

Webbmaster Jim Wasmuth

Bouldering in Västervik/ Shawn Boye

Västervik Bouldering av Guntram

For more information and videos, visit www.vastervikclimbing.com / filmer / blogg and
Baboonmaster
Daniel Woods will participate Västervik Boulder Meet
with his wife Courtney Woods. They are coming to Västervik after the WC Bouldering
in Munchen.
See interview with Daniel Woods
Daniel Woods
One of the worlds hardest boulder?
Daniel climbs 8c/V15
8c/V15