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Ascent of Rangitoto on 2016-01-26

Climber: user 1

Others in Party:Pierz N.
Date:Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Boat
Peak:Rangitoto
    Location:New Zealand
    Elevation:853 ft / 259 m

Ascent Trip Report

After the ferry crossing, we embarked on the broad summit route to Rangitoto. It was a rather hot and humid day, and we were quite overdressed for the occasion. It was all easy (if sweaty) walking, and we overtook most of the crowds that were ambling up amongst the lava blocks and squat trees. On the summit there were some decent but slightly hazy views over the bay and to Auckland.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:YDS Class 1
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear



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