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Ascent of Puech de Rascas on 2017-08-26

Climber: Caj Svensson

Date:Saturday, August 26, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Puech de Rascas
    Location:France
    Elevation:4167 ft / 1270 m

Ascent Trip Report

During a rest day in the 2017 UCI Master's World Champinoship in Albi, France, I drove the rental to the higher area of the Tarn department and visited the highpoint area. It was a 70 km drive one way and the temperature dropped from 35C in Albi to 22C at the highpoint. The road up was built for the radio, phone and TV installation on top. The top area is fenced and without entry. A barb wire fence and a double gate made the exact highpoint inaccessible. The view was good.

My time was running out and I had to skip the neighboring hill, just a meter lower.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:200 ft / 60 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route:road
    Trailhead:End of general road  3967 ft / 1209 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:7 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:5 Minutes



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