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Ascent of Volcán Barú East Tower on 2011-03-28

Climber: William Musser

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Monday, March 28, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Volcán Barú East Tower
    Location:Panama
    Elevation:10909 ft / 3325 m

Ascent Trip Report

Waiting on the guide to catch up to me and wanting more excercise and always looking for a different view or perspective - SIDE TRIP - I ran up this little maintenance road to a small single tower that is NOT part of the main ridge on the top of Volcan Baru and about 500 feet lower. Adjoining the Guide and Danny we all descended Baru together.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:94 ft / 28 m
    Total Elevation Loss:94 ft / 28 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Grade/Class:steep 1++
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Weather:Pleasant, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:94 ft / 28 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.4 km
    Route:Maint Road
    Start Trailhead:off of main trail up Volcan Baru  10815 ft / 3296 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:94 ft / 28 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.4 km
    Route:Maint Road
    End Trailhead:same  10815 ft / 3296 m



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