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Ascent of Galdhøpiggen on 2012-07-18

Climber: Jon Colbert

Date:Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Bus
Peak:Galdhøpiggen
    Location:Norway
    Elevation:2468 m / 8100 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Very busy track up from Spiterstulen.
Easy walking up snow and rock trail.
There were probably around 150-200 other people on the summit.
Weather was not quite summery, snow showers and cold wind.
Sitting in front of the fire at Spiterstulen made a great end to the day.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1365 m / 4478 ft
    Route:DNT trail
    Trailhead:Spiterstulen  1103 m / 3622 ft
    Grade/Class:1-
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
    Weather:Snowing, Cool, Windy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:6 Hours 
Ascent Part of Trip: Jotunheimen

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Svellnose2012-07-18 A
2Keilhaus Topp2012-07-18 B
3Galdhøpiggen2012-07-18 C
42012-07-20
5Veslfjellet2012-07-22



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