Flatanger has been best known for sea eagle safaris and angling, but in recent times the world’s leading climbers have become aware of the area. Especially the giant climbing wall known as the Hanshelleren cave has become a popular climbing destination. The world’s most difficult route “Silence 9c” was first climbed here by Adam Ondra.
Hanshelleren – an unknown climbing paradise
Several of the world’s best climbers have already visited Strøm in Flatanger to climb what is referred to as one of the most difficult climbing routes in the world. The Hanshelleren cave is undergoing constant development as a climbing wall. There are already around 40 different routes here and plans are underway to bolt more climbing routes. Plans are also underway to arrange international climbing competitions and make the place known internationally.
There are several climbing walls at Strøm, in addition to good opportunities for bouldering and traditional climbing. In total there are now 150 climbing routes in the Strøm area.