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Ascent of Mogorrita on 2014-10-11

Climber: Susan Mackenzie

Others in Party:Stuart Mackenzie
Date:Saturday, October 11, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mogorrita
    Location:Spain
    Elevation:6115 ft / 1863 m

Ascent Trip Report

From Peurto del Cubillo drive north on a forest track for about 2km. Where the track swing west we parked. Having spotted a path which appeared to head straight for the summit, just before parking, we took it. The undergrowth is sparse. WE followed the 'best path' heading in the direction our GPS suggested. There is a pillar, weather station, geocache and fire lookout at the top. to return we headed NW down the ridge on various tracks before heading through the woodland in westerly direction till we joined the track which went SE and took us back to the car. We spotted a deer on the descent.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:574 ft / 174 m
    Total Elevation Loss:574 ft / 174 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.9 mi / 3 km
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Low Clouds
cloud slowly lifting and brightening
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:574 ft / 174 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route:forest path North then NE
    Start Trailhead:Pto. de el Cubillo  5541 ft / 1688 m
    Time:40 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:574 ft / 174 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 2 km
    Route:follow ridge to col then left to find car
    End Trailhead:Pto. de el Cubillo  5541 ft / 1688 m
    Time:1 Hours 10 Minutes



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