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Ascent of Vatican Hill on 2018-08-09

Climber: Brian Hutchins

Date:Thursday, August 9, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Bus
Peak:Vatican Hill
    Location:Vatican City
    Elevation:256 ft / 78 m

Ascent Trip Report

As part of “The Holy See” I tagged the highest point at Castel Gandolfo, the summer residence, which is part of Vatican City. At 1398ft it is higher than “Vatican Hill”. Watch out for the traffic, that is the most dangerous part of the hike. Took a train from Rome, the station at Castel Gandolfo was closed because of track work so you got off the train at Ciampino and transferred to a bus for the rest of the trip. Also took a tour of Vatican City.
See Matthew Gilbertson’s trip report - http://www.countryhighpoints.com/latest-trips/
I followed the same basic route.
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