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Heading up Holmbukttinden on our way to a rendezvous at midnight with Jiehkkevarri summit and the midnight sun
© JuneBob, May 2016
Route: Jiehkkevarri Traverse
Climbers: Sandrine
Camera used: Sony Xperia Z3
Date taken: 20th May 2016
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After a week of cloudy skies we made the most of some sunshine. Summitted Jiehkkevarri (highest mountain in Lyngen) at midnight, with the sun sitting spectacularly on the horizon.
JuneBob - 26/May/16Report
Good effort! It's a big day out isn't it? :) I remember the slog back on to Holmbuktind on the way back was a bit wearing. How low did the snow go in late May? Could you ski back to the road?
TobyA - 26/May/16Report
The snow level was quite high, it was about 45 minutes hike to/from the road till the snow line (approx 300m vert.). But the snow higher up was excellent. We continued the traverse to Fugldalen - it was spectacular. The traditional exit to Forneset involved a 10k hike which we didn't fancy!
JuneBob - 26/May/16Report
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