Ascent of Monte Amaro on 2014-08-01

Climber: Graziano Coppa

Others in Party:Giuliano Macrì
Date:Friday, August 1, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Monte Amaro
    Elevation:9163 ft / 2792 m

Ascent Trip Report

On a trip to Abruzzo for a relative's wedding, I managed to get a whole day off by myself to climb Monte Amaro. Extremely long and demanding hike, fortunately I encountered a lone hiker who was lost, and went together up to the top.
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Monte Amaro, highest point of Majella massif, surrounded by low clouds (2014-08-01). Photo by Graziano Coppa.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1007 ft / 305 m
    Total Elevation Loss:711 ft / 215 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.5 mi / 4.1 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Windy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:994 ft / 302 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 830 ft / 253 m; Extra: 164 ft / 49m
    Loss on way in:164 ft / 49 m
    Distance:1.6 mi / 2.6 km
    Route:Sentiero P
    Start Trailhead:Terzo Portone  8333 ft / 2539 m
    Time:1 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:547 ft / 166 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 534 ft / 162 m; Extra: 13 ft / 3m
    Gain on way out:13 ft / 3 m
    Distance:0.9 mi / 1.5 km
    Route:Sentiero P
    End Trailhead:8629 ft / 2630 m
    Time:0 Hours 25 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Majella 2

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Monte Cavallo2014-08-01 a1020 ft / 311 m
2Monte Focalone2014-08-01 b1923 ft / 586 m
3Cima Pomilio2014-08-01 c289 ft / 88 m
4Monte Amaro2014-08-01 d1007 ft / 307 m
5Tre Portoni2014-08-01 e190 ft / 58 m
6Cima Pomilio2014-08-01 f387 ft / 118 m
7Monte Focalone2014-08-01 g667 ft / 203 m
Total Trip Gain: 5483 ft / 1671 m    Total Trip Loss: 5486 ft / 1672 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Graziano Coppa
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