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Ascent of Monte Jayuya on 2010-12-06

Climber: William Musser

Others in Party:Solo
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, December 6, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Monte Jayuya
    Location:Puerto Rico
    Elevation:4298 ft / 1310 m

Ascent Trip Report

8:00 AM quick hike/jog up around several cell/radio towers with one really nice view looking back at the HP of PR Cerro de Punto. At the top the actual HP is not the land the cell tower is planted but a very short bushwhack the top around the cell tower is another 30 feet - great views but no real hike here...jogged down by 8:07 AM very fast....still early before clouds rolled in. The bushwhack is steep with some vines
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From the summit of Monte Jayuya there is a nice view of the tallest mountain in Puerto Rico, Cerro de Punta (foreground) (2010-12-05). Photo by William Musser.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:98 ft / 29 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Route:PR143 to maintenance road
    Trailhead:PR 143 road  4200 ft / 1280 m
    Grade/Class:1
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
59F clear but clouds building



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