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Ascent of Kyrkja on 2012-07-08

Climber: Martin Richardson

Date:Sunday, July 8, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Kyrkja
    Location:Norway
    Elevation:2032 m / 6667 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Although largely a quite misty day, until late evening I drove up the tollroad/bomveg in Leirdalen to Leirvassbu. From there walked around the Leirvatnet glacier and up the intermittent snow covered or very bouldery slopes to the top of Kyrkjeoksle (1843m) and then across to the very steep sided and pointy Kyrkja. Not much of a view because of the mist there were glimpses of the glaciers below. And the loud roar of a nearby avalanche was quite scary in the mist.

For pictures and context, see my blog 'Went up a hill and came down' at:
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