Silverberget (Tradberg)

Characteristics

Silverberget is a slab at about 20 m with several high quality routes. It is all about trad climbing at this crag and it is well worth a visit. The routes follow vertical cracks for the most part. There are suitable trees to anchor to at the top out. The crag consists of firm coarse granite with good friction. The wall is facing south west and the sun reaches it after 11.00 a.m. in the summer. A nice crag to climb in the spring. Moreover it dries relatively quickly after rain. It is a good place for footwork training, crack climbing and belaying with nuts and friends. There are several easy routes. A crag suitable for climbing beginners and organizing courses at.  The crag has 6 routes that are especially recommended. 6 . See the ones marked with a star *.

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Directions

The crag is located about 44 km north west of Västervik. From Västervik follow the E22 towards Gamleby. Take road 134 towards Kisa and turn right after 2 km onto road —. Continue for 7 km and turn left at the Kila 5 sign. Fo low the gravel road until you arrive at the small village of Kila. Thereafter follow the road as it turns left and drive about 500 m until the road turns sharply to the left.  Park to the right on the spot of grass by the curve. Follow the path leading into the forest. It is marked. You will arrive at the crag after 5 minutes of walking. The crag is located 70 km from Linköping. Take road 35 and drive past Åtvidaberg. After 3 km turn right onto road 134 towards Kisa. After about 1 km turn left towards Dalhem. Follow the road for about 26 km. Thereafter turn left at the Kila 5 sign. Follow the gravel road until you arrive at the small village of Kila. Thereafter follow the road as it turns left and drive about 500 m until the road turns sharply to the left. Park to the right on the spot of grass by the curve. Follow the path leading into the forest for 700 m. It is marked.

Coordinates

To the parking lot:   16°26’37”O, 57°54’12”N

Accommodation

You can rent cottages and camp at Risebo fritid, phone +46493-33046 www.risebofritid.se, Eight Little Homes Youth Hostel in Överum, phone +46493-30302 www.overum.nu, Camping KustCamp, phone +46493-10221,  www.campa.se, cottages and camping at Lysingsbadet in Västervik, phone +46490-254850, www.lysingsbadet.se, you can rent 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, Coop, is located in Överum 13 km from the crag. The closest petrol stations, Bilia and Preem, are located in the centre of Gamleby 26 km from the crag.

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.