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Ascent of Borgtinderne on 2000-04-25

Climber: John Starbuck

Others in Party:Nigel Edwards
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Tuesday, April 25, 2000
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Airplane
Peak:Borgtinderne
    Location:Greenland
    Elevation:10951 ft / 3337 m

Ascent Trip Report

Second ever ascent. Skied up glacier then climbed up to and along the summit ridge. Logistical services provided by Tangent Expeditions International.
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Nigel Edwards (L) & John Starbuck (R) on the summit of Borgtinderne (2nd ever ascent) (2000-04-25). Photo by John Starbuck.
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Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:PD+
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Skis, Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:19 nights away from roads
    Weather:Cold, Breezy, Clear



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