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Ascent to Puech de Rascas-gate of military guarded compound on 2013-09-14

Climber: Susan Mackenzie

Date:Saturday, September 14, 2013
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Puech de Rascas - gate of military guarded compound
    Location:France
    Elevation:4150 ft / 1264 m
    Remaining Elevation:17 ft / 6 m (5% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Approached on forest track looping round and approaching eventually from the north. We completed the circuit of the fenced summit compound, resorting to bushwhack to complete the route to the road. The site was occupied. Our request, using the intercom on the gate,to visit the summit was refused.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:311 ft / 94 m
    Total Elevation Loss:311 ft / 94 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:311 ft / 94 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route:through rough forest tracks
    Start Trailhead:3839 ft / 1170 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:311 ft / 94 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 0.9 km
    Route:military road
    End Trailhead:3839 ft / 1170 m



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