Bratte Rogalands Venner has since 1980 had the task of promoting climbing in the county – both by being a social gathering point for members and by being a resource for security work , climbing ethics and development and maintenance of climbing .
BRV has also been heavily involved in the development of indoor climbing walls in the Stavanger region . In autumn 2010 the work was rewarded with the opening of Monster wall in Sørmarka Arena .
BRV is a club attached to Norges Klatreforbund
Bratte Rogalands Venner was founded by the local climbers Nils Engelstad , John H. Coulter, Martin Berge and Per B. Haavik at the pub Dickens in Stavanger on 17 March 1980. BRVs history , 1980 to 1995 , was penned by Sindre Bo and released as BRV – Annals . A manuscript of about 90 pages in A- 4 format, covering most of what happened in the first 15 years.