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Ascent of Monte San Giorgio on 2017-08-06

Climber: Rob Woodall

Date:Sunday, August 6, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Monte San Giorgio
    Location:Switzerland
    Elevation:3599 ft / 1096 m

Ascent Trip Report

From WSW, parking by sharp ritorno bend, signed trails shown on OpenStreetMap link to make a straightforward woodland ascent, passing a fossil site with good info board. Summit has clear view of lakes and across to today's second peak Generoso, also an old building serving as an open rufugio (with unattended stock of drinks available for €3 on honesty basis) and a locked chapel. This pleasant but seemingly unremarkable hill has got itself listed by UNESCO.

Giorgio photo album
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:660 ft / 201 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:660 ft / 201 m
    Distance:19.2 mi / 30.9 km
    Start Trailhead:2939 ft / 895 m
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Rob Woodall
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