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Ascent of Garajonay on 2007-03-15

Climber: Rob Woodall

Others in Party:Brent Lynam
Bob Packard
Date:Thursday, March 15, 2007
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Garajonay
    Location:Spain
    Elevation:1487 m / 4879 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Alta de Garajonay, 1487m, P1487

Map: Freytag & Berndt - La Gomera 1:35,000

Stats: 165mH, 1.4 + 1.4km

Time: approx 0:40 round trip

Start: from NE, car park. Elev c.1320m

Route: choice of jeep track or narrower path, both signposted.

Difficulties: none.

Trig point: standard cylindrical pillar, surrounded by upright rock slabs, no plinth visible. Top face of pillar has three instrument locating metal grooves, and small unlettered rivet.

Notes: Island highpoint of La Gomera. Warm and sunny, hazy view. Middle of large area of Laurel forest, but no Laurel Pigeons found all day.

Climbed during a 1 week package holiday from the UK, during which we also visited the HPs of Tenerife, El Hierro and La Palma.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:167 m / 548 ft
    Elevation Loss:167 m / 548 ft
    Distance:2.8 km / 1.7 mi
    Grade/Class:YDS 1
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:167 m / 548 ft
    Distance:1.4 km / 0.9 mi
    Route:From northeast
    Trailhead:Car park to NE  1320 m / 4331 ft
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:167 m / 548 ft
    Distance:1.4 km / 0.9 mi
    Route:(reverse of ascent)
    Trailhead:Car park to NE  1320 m / 4331 ft



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