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Elevation: 1,998'
Location: 59.86869, 8.48391 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

The crowning jewel in Rjukan. The honey yellow color of the ice that gives this ultra-classic its name, is what has attracted many climbers to Telemark. Lipton is still wild and offers adventure to all who attempt to climb it.

Getting There 

Use teh main approach down the gully from the top parking. At the base of the gully head right into the amphitheater at the end of the gorge.

Climbing Season

For the Norway area.

Weather station 5.2 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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Featured Route For Lipton

Lipton WI7  Europe : Norway : ... : Lipton
World Classic! Lipton is sustained and acrobatic and is a very serious undertaking that should only be attempted by experienced climbers. The first pillar falls down at least twice during the season so stay alert and pay attention to conditions.Pitch 1:Start inside the sometimes mixed groove and climb on steep (80*) thin ice up to the belay under the great roof (45m)Pitch 2:Traverse right out of the roof, using a #2 friend, and gain the ice pillar. Belay under the next roof. (15m)Pitch 3:...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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