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Ascent of Pico Ruivo on 2000-12-29

Climber: Caj Svensson

Others in Party:Eva
Date:Friday, December 29, 2000
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Carpool
Peak:Pico Ruivo
    Location:Portugal
    Elevation:6109 ft / 1862 m

Ascent Trip Report

Came from Pico do Arieiro across the mountains, and finished on Pico Ruivo. The carpool taxis that guide Pauli setup, picked us up on the North side of the island at Achada do Teixeira, and took us back to Funchal.

A great traverse over the high part of the island. Some exposed parts but in general a nice hike.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1696 ft / 516 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2477 ft / 754 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4.7 mi / 7.6 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1696 ft / 516 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 144 ft / 44 m; Extra: 1552 ft / 473m
    Loss on way in:1552 ft / 473 m
    Distance:3.1 mi / 5 km
    Start Trailhead:Pico do Arieiro  5965 ft / 1818 m
    Time:4 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:925 ft / 281 m
    Distance:1.6 mi / 2.6 km
    End Trailhead:Achada do Teixeira  5184 ft / 1580 m
    Time:1 Hours 
Ascent Part of Trip: Maderia 2000 (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Pico do Arieiro2000-12-29 10 ft / 0 m
2Pico Ruivo2000-12-29 21696 ft / 517 m
Total Trip Gain: 1696 ft / 517 m    Total Trip Loss: 2477 ft / 755 m



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