Ascent of Sint–Pietersberg on 2012-10-27
|Date:||Saturday, October 27, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||170 m / 561 ft|
Ascent Trip ReportSint Pietersberg, near Maastricht, Nederland. It forms a ridge between Nederland and Belgium.
You'd think that, because they have so few hills, the Dutch would leave this hill alone. Far from it, it has been mined and quarried since Paleolithic times. Even now, there is a huge limestone quarry in the middle.
Even so, there is still a pleasant walk through woodland on the outer edges. I managed to get in a ten kilometre walk as dusk descended. And to make sure I bagged it, I visited all the tops.
I had planned to stop the night in the carpark, but I was moved on by the police and therefore headed back into Belgium.
For pictures and context, see my blog 'Went up a hill and came down' at:
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| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
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