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2016 Ruten - Norway.

Date walked: 09/10/2016

Time taken: 5.5 hours

Distance: 12.5km

Ascent: 800m

A Norwegian "Munro" and a wee hump.
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It's a while since I've been bagging any munros now because I'm in Norway. Anyway here are "Munros" as well.
Ruten would be a typical one if allocated in Scotland.
The altitude is 1039 m above sea level, (the same as Meall Ghaordaidh.)
The prominence is 742 meters.
And the summit is the cairn in the middle: There is a book to sign there, and every ascent is logged at www.rutenregisteret.no
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But the very best thing of this mountain is the view to Trollheimen, (the Trolls' home). You can also see Sylan at the border of Sweden, and the Atlantic Ocean. The long slog up is worth it.
The mountain to the left is Snota in Trollheimen. At an altitude of 1669 meters, that top would be a good challenge if you are coming to Norway some time.
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The King's Crown and the Queen's Crown are in this picture among hundreds of other tops. (Kongekrona and Dronningkrona).
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Sunset over Ruten, Seen from the wee Hump, Tverrfjellet.
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JonAksel


Location: Greenock
Activity: Mountain Walker
Pub: James Watt
Mountain: Ben Lomond
Place: Glen Affric
Member: Clydeside Orienteers
Camera: Nikon Coolpix
Ideal day out: A sunday afternoon ridge walk towards the west.
Ambition: Bagging them all.

Munros: 115
Corbetts: 4
Grahams: 2
Donalds: 1
Wainwrights: 8
Hewitts: 8
Sub 2000: 4



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Statistics

2016

Trips: 1
Distance: 12.5 km
Ascent: 800m

2015

Trips: 3
Distance: 71.8 km
Ascent: 6587m
Munros: 15
Hewitts: 1
Wainwrights 1

2014

Trips: 7
Distance: 135.05 km
Ascent: 8526m
Munros: 9
Grahams: 1
Donalds: 1
Hewitts: 3
Wainwrights 3

2013

Trips: 12
Distance: 159.21 km
Ascent: 12207m
Munros: 16
Corbetts: 1
Grahams: 1
Sub2000s: 1
Hewitts: 2
Wainwrights 1

2012

Trips: 25
Distance: 510.05 km
Ascent: 35467m
Munros: 64
Corbetts: 3
Hewitts: 2
Wainwrights 3

2011

Trips: 10
Distance: 114.21 km
Ascent: 10157m
Munros: 11
Sub2000s: 1


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