Ascent of Chullo on 2015-10-11

Climber: Susan Mackenzie

Others in Party:Stuart Mackenzie
Date:Sunday, October 11, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
    Elevation:8570 ft / 2612 m

Ascent Trip Report

We left the car in the big car park on the pass. The ascent was a steady climb NE onto the shoulder and then follow it to the summit. The path is well defined all the way. The walk was very atmospheric in swirling cloud.
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Looking towards Mulhacen from the summit of Chullo (2015-10-11). Photo by Susan Mackenzie.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1927 ft / 587 m
    Extra Gain:33 ft / 10 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Route:follow the ridge
    Trailhead:puerto de la ragua  6709 ft / 2044 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Breezy, Low Clouds
sun and cloud
Ascent Statistics
    Time:3 Hours 20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 25 Minutes

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