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Ascent of Salen on 2018-06-30

Climber: Rafee Memon

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, June 30, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Salen
    Location:Norway
    Elevation:577 ft / 175 m

Ascent Trip Report

I hiked Salen after finishing Tyven much earlier than I expected. I started at the base of the Sikksakkveien (zig-zag path) and quickly made my way to the top of the ridge, and then across to the summit. Like Tyven, the wind was whipping at the summit, so I stuck around just long enough to sign the register and take some photos. I descended to the west and took the trail just above the E94 road back into Hammerfest, jogging through the streets and back to my car. In hindsight, I think I hiked this in the opposite direction as intended, as most of the trail arrows I passed pointed the other direction.

Stats: 18m up, 7m at summit, 14m down, 2.0 miles, ~550ft gained.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:Walk-up
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Very Windy, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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