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Ascent of Hvannadalshnúkur on 2015-06-17

Climber: Rich Jar

Date:Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Hvannadalshnúkur
    Location:Iceland
    Elevation:6923 ft / 2110 m

Ascent Trip Report

Went up in quite good weather with a guide from Mountain Guides, some crevasses were seen, but then total white out on the summit caldera and then snow and rain at the summit.

No need for crampons as the snow was soft

Came back down soaking wet, not the nicest of experiences, but peak bagged!
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Ski Poles, Snowshoes, Guide
    Weather:Raining, Cold, Very Windy, White-out
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Rich Jar
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