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by jmarkb » Fri Aug 03, 2012 4:38 pm
Date walked: 13/07/2012
Time taken: 5
Distance: 5.5 km
Ascent: 900m1 person thinks this report is great. Register or Login free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).
The large summit cairn was still easily overtopped by a massive cornice over the north-east face, and the slightly lower top to the north-west actually has the slightly better view. But what a view it is! Sea, snow-capped mountains, the little beaches at Sommarøya, lots of islands....
We took an alternative descent from the col between the two summit, though at first this is just a line of cairns marking an awkward traverse line across very stony terrain. Eventually it becomes grassier, develops traces of a path and passes a tiny lake somehow clinging to the steep hillside. A little further on the upward path is met again, and we stopped to chat to a local lady on her way up. A steep but straightforward descent took us back to Lauklines.
Climbing steeply above Lauklines
Mittagstinden and Skitntinden
Approaching the summit
Looking north from the summit
The summit from the NW top
Sommerøya and Senja
Storstolpan and Store Hollendaren
Mjelkskartinden (far left) and Bentsjordtinden
by HighlandSC » Fri Aug 03, 2012 8:57 pm
by ChrisW » Fri Aug 03, 2012 11:15 pm
by Mountainlove » Wed Aug 15, 2012 6:53 pm
by jmarkb » Wed Aug 15, 2012 7:49 pm
Mountainlove wrote:Just reading my way through your other reports ....all really great
Thanks! Glad you are enjoying them......
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