Lars Högström - Head judge

Lars Högström Lars Högström

In 2003 I compleated my juge education and is a qualified IFSC-juge. I have since then juged several climbing competitions. My last job was the World Cup Bouldering competiotion in Greifensee Schweiz 14-15 may 2010.

I started climbing in 1997 together with my childern. I run a climbing center in Göteborg with my famely wich has been open for three years now.

I also enjoy mounteneering and skiing, both cross country and alpine. One of my favorite places is Hemsedal, Norway where I try to go each summer for hikes and climbing.

Erlier I used to to do car rally competitions and has competed in the swedich rally.

I now look forward to juge the Norwegian Rock Master climbing competition.

Patxi Arocena - official routemaker

Ex-Competitor and Champion of Spain several times. Ex- Top 10 in the World and various international podiums.

National and International Routemaker

Has laid out the routes for various competitions throughout the world, the Indoor World Cup and over a dozen world cups in Italy, France and Spain, as well as over a hunded national and masters competitions.

Has climbed over fifty 8a+ on sights, with 8c+ maximum.