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Ascent of Hrisey on 2017-06-22

Climber: Rob Woodall

Others in Party:Adrian Rayner <2698>; Pete Ellis
Date:Thursday, June 22, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Boat
Peak:Hrisey
    Location:Iceland
    Elevation:361 ft / 110 m

Ascent Trip Report

NB Iceland wall map at Lagoon Car Hire office at KEF has 115m; OpenStreetMap has 110m

15 minute ferry from Arscoggsandur, 0930, 1130 etc, 1500kr return. Road/track leads to lighthouse with island HP a short way onwards, boulder or soil ridge just beyond, with steep slope dropping down to shoreline. Summit is in nature reserve, best visited by tractor tour as foot access discouraged. Tour goes soon after 1145. We were back out before tractor went in, and returned to mainland on 1300 ferry.

Weather was forecast wet this morning hence a low level destination, but weather quite pleasant. Pm we head for Tindastoll.

Birds seen: SN RW RK barwit GP PM AC WM SB MP DN redpoll mistle OC fulmar HG

Hrisey photo album
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:354 ft / 107 m
    Grade/Class:YDS 1
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:354 ft / 107 m
    Distance:8.5 mi / 13.6 km
    Start Trailhead:7 ft / 2 m
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Rob Woodall
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