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Lipton*** WI7

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[Lipton, Upper Gorge, Rjukan  , 3 kb]Four pitches. At the very end of the gorge, inside a huge groove, you will find this World classic. Start inside the groove (sometimes mixed) and climb as high as you can on thin ice to a belay under a roof. Traverse out right and gain the pillar (bring a Friend 2 for protection in the roof) and do some acrobatic moves to get established on the ice. Continue to the next roof for a belay. Continue through this roof to the top. Lipton should be considered as a serious climb and aspiring climbers should consider conditions carefully. The first pillar usually falls down at least twice each winter. Photo page 50. © ROCKFAX

Photo: Lipton, Upper Gorge, Rjukan © robdan
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This climb is in 8 logbooks, and on 12 wishlists.

Ice was in very poor condition under the roof...amazing place! Will return in better conditions, and when feeling more brave.
SPD224 - 2nd dnf - 27/Feb/14 with Martin Smith

Did first two pitches. Backed off as icicle in poor condition. Awesome.
tjmillen - Lead dnf - 02/Mar/13 with Charlie

The ice fringe looked desperate so we rapped off. The ice was soooooo brittle on the first pitch!
Adam Booth - Lead dnf - 10/Feb/12 with Ben Warrick

Nicos - Lead dnf - 06/Mar/09 with stuart mcinnes

Greg Boswell - AltLd O/S - 20/Jan/09 with ken lacey

keith leonard - 2nd dog - Jan/09

MYSSAK - Lead O/S - 10/Mar/07 with Banan

keith leonard - 2nd - 2006

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Hidden, web10steelj, Hidden, Adam Booth, Hidden, alan1234, The Bad Cough, inuklm, DanielJ, pldarch, MonkeyDawson, andyinglis

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