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Most of these icefalls are substantial and therefore allow you to choose the line and thus grade, usually WI2-3 with shorter sections of WI4 should you choose the most difficult line. The road to the house that New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner built begins this week with the district playoffs. For a day off then there is a good swimming hall in the centre of Rjukan at "Rjukan badet" and a couple of good cafés including "Café Nyetider" on the main road in the very centre of town, close to Intersport which stocks all the winter climbing kit necessary.

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Publisher: Topeka Bindery (April 2000)

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