Ascent of Galdhøpiggen on 2008-07-10

Climber: Britt Stikvoort

Date:Thursday, July 10, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
    Elevation:2468 m / 8100 ft

Ascent Trip Report

We went up the rocky way, not across the snow fields (of course, the last few meters were across snow, but we didn't cross the glacier).
Very nice ascend, and descend, though all those rocks are backbreaking in the end.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1362 m / 4471 ft
    Elevation Loss:1362 m / 4471 ft
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Calm, Partly Cloudy
As always in Norway in summer, drizzling, but not too bad
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1362 m / 4471 ft
    Trailhead:Spiterstulen  1106 m / 3629 ft
    Time Up:3 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1362 m / 4471 ft
    Trailhead:spiterstulen  1106 m / 3629 ft
    Time Down:3 Hours 

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