Dynestad

Characteristics

Dynestad offers vertical and overhanging climbing and it is 18 m at its highest. We recommend this very nice crag along with its pleasant environment. The climbing takes place on firm sometimes cracked granite. At the end of the 19th century Dynestad was a place where you extracted rock.  There are several high quality climbing routes. One of the best sport climbing crags in the area. There are challenges in different grades for all climbers. The wall is facing south and the sun reaches it after 10.00 a.m. It dries relatively quickly after rain. A nice crag to climb in the spring. The crag has 12 routes that are especially recommended. See the ones marked with a star *.

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Directions

The crag is located about 25 km north of Västervik. Follow the E22 towards Gamleby and take the northern exit towards the centre of the town. Continue for 1 km. Take a left at the town square, drive past the folk high-school and stop after 1 km. Turn right immediately after passing a small bridge and park at the parking lot. Thereafter follow the path south for 700 m with the Dynestad Bay on your right. The crag is visibly located on your left.

Coordinates

To the parking lot: 16°24’53”O, 57°55’03”N

Accommodation

Camping KustCamp at Hammarsbadet is located 2 km from the centre of Gamleby, phone +46493-10221 www.campa.se Eight Little Homes Youth Hostel in Överum, phone +46493-30302 www.overum.nu, cottages and camping at Risebo, phone +46493-33046, www.risebofritid.se, cottages and camping at Lysingsbadet in Västervik, www.lysingsbadet.se  phone +46490-254850, cottages at Tofvehult, phone +46490-26351 www.tofvehult.se and at Live in Nature at Kallersnäs gård, phone +46768-513090 www.liveinnature.se

Shops

The closest grocery store, ICA, is located in the centre of Gamleby, about 2 km from the crag. The closest petrol stations, Bilia and Preem, are located in the centre of Gamleby.

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.