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Ascent of Krafla on 2019-07-01

Climber: Aaron Kissel

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, July 1, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Krafla
    Location:Iceland
    Elevation:2713 ft / 826 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked up from the Viti crater. Just follow the old road and it will quickly go to the summit.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:968 ft / 295 m
    Total Elevation Loss:968 ft / 295 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.5 mi / 4.1 km
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Very Windy, White-out
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:968 ft / 295 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
    Route:West Face
    Start Trailhead:1745 ft / 531 m
    Time:23 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:968 ft / 295 m
    Distance:1.4 mi / 2.2 km
    Route:West Face
    End Trailhead:1745 ft / 531 m
    Time:20 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Aaron Kissel
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