Ascent of Pico El Yunque on 2020-11-17

Climber: John Mitchler

Others in Party:Kathy
Date:Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Pico El Yunque
    Location:Puerto Rico
    Elevation:3445 ft / 1050 m

Ascent Trip Report

Approach from north (PR-3) on narrow but good paved roads. Inside the park we passed through the road check point (limited capacity due to Covid) by showing the ranger our permit (purchased for $2 online). We parked at the farthest trailhead for Mt Britton trail. The first part was a trail which led to a paved road taken all the way to the stone structure on El Yunque. This is the only NF rain forest. It rained. A lot. But it was warm. Did not do the three side peakbags.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Loss:4345 ft / 1324 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Weather:Raining, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:4345 ft / 1324 m
    End Trailhead:-900 ft / -274 m

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