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Salt er rute* WI3

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["Salt er rute" in Rjukan's Lower Gorge in extremely fat condition. (Not in Heavy Water; ~55m, WI3.), 2 kb]30m. Half way between Camillas Foss and Swiss Army, on the Camillas Foss side of the gorge. Route is slightly hidden in the trees. Easy grade 1/2 ice to climb up 10 metres into a flat area/basin full of boulders. At the back of this there is a steep icefall of about 15 metres height or so. WI3 seems to be the consensus.
Mark Salter, Ben Longhurst 20/Feb/2010

Photo: "Salt er rute" in Rjukan's Lower Gorge in extremely fat condition. (Not in Heavy Water; ~55m, WI3.) © Dave Williams
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mark32 - AltLd - Mar/13

This was a great route. We thought it was WI3. I belayed behind the fallen tree as a lot of ice was pelted at me andit was a good place to dodge as ice wouldbounce off the tree rather than me.It was a balmy 1 oC on the day we climbed this. Wickid route and a near full length of 60 m ropes.
coffeepot - 2nd β - 18/Feb/13 with jelaby

About 55m WI3
benny_m - Lead O/S - 13/Feb/13 with Su

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 12/Feb/13

mikespooner - Lead O/S - Feb/13 with Steve Mooney

Not in guidebook surprisingly so we nicknamed it "pleasant surprise" nice route but its more like 50m and wi3
Mhairi G - 2nd O/S - 17/Feb/12 with Brendan

baileyswalk - Lead O/S - 2012 with Mhairi

Mark Salter - Lead O/S - 20/Feb/11 with Ben Longhurst

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