Ascent of Corocho de Rocigalgo on 2015-07-10

Climber: Susan Mackenzie

Others in Party:Stuart Mackenzie
Date:Friday, July 10, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Corocho de Rocigalgo
    Elevation:1449 m / 4754 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Start at trailhead parking for the Casa Forestal. Walking on well defined track which became a footpath as the valley steepened and narrowed. Crossed the exposed rock corniche which had a confidence boosting metal chain which looked new. The path continued to be well defined for another 3 km then after crossing the stream it was less distinct. This did not matter as the going was steady and we just walked on up to the sky line (Collado del Chorro). We then followed the ridge to the summit on a reasonable path. The top is not a well defined peak, but there is a trig point there. There are long views of rolling countryside from the top. We returned by the same route without any difficulty.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:758 m / 2490 ft
    Extra Gain:39 m / 131 ft
    Distance:18 km / 11.2 mi
    Route:trail in arroyo del chorro
    Trailhead:Navaldelchorro  769 m / 2526 ft
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:5 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:4 Hours 20 Minutes

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