ARCTIC NORWAY 2010 GALLERY


1 The adventure begins! Svensby ferry terminal and the Lyngen Alps

2 Trollvasstinden - first objective for our Mountaineer course

3 9 hours after leaving Gatwick. Evening sun on Stortinden (1512m) from Jaegervassnet

4 Lyngen team at Svensby campsite

5 Early morning on the lower NW Ridge of Stortinden

6 Richard Ausden and Keith Horner on Stortinden NW Ridge

7 One of the many pinnacles on Stortinden

8 River crossing in Steindalen

9 On the Steindalsbreen - Nallangaisi behind

12 Neil and Kath climbing a couloir on the Steindalshorn

10 Evening sun over the Steindalsbreen and Steindal

11 Richard on summit of Nallangaisi looking towards Lakselvtinden

13 Robin, Richard, Keith and Richard on top of Nallangaisi

14 Jonathan enjoys some midnight sun on Steindalshorn

15 Spring saxifrage was abundant on the Lyngen peaks

16 Brief glow of sunlght en-route to Istinden (1495m)

17 Neil gets well-iced on Istinden summit

18 Bare Blabaer (V) - Bill and Kath enjoy a great Lofoten classic

19 Djupfjord and the peaks of Vestvagoya, Lofoten

20 The Bare Blabaer slabs

21 Evening return down Djupfjord

22 Heningsvaer harbour

23 Presten - the West Pillar runs up just right of the central roof

24 The soaring 400m pillar of Presten catches the evening light

25 Bill on pitch 3 of Presten West Pillar (E2)

26 Sands and turquoise waters - the view down from Presten

28 Katherine tackles the infamous Slanting Corner pitch on Presten West Pillar

27 Bill finishes pitch 8 of West Pillar

29 Much relief and euphoria Billl and Katherine n top of Presten 11pm

30 Heningsvaer from the top of Presten

31 Midnight sun from top of Presten

33 Sea Eagles follow our boat trip in the Raftsund

32 The Tolkienesque East Pillar of Rulten in the Raftsund

34 An excellent scramble to the summit of Vagakallen

35 Katherine pads up the slab of Solen Sonner (E1, 5c)

36 Local heroes Robin and Alex hold court in the climbers' bar, Heningsvaer

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