Ascent of Mount of Olives on 2015-12-14

Climber: Andrew Rankine

Date:Monday, December 14, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount of Olives
    Location:Palestinian Authority
    Elevation:2710 ft / 826 m

Ascent Trip Report

Walked from Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in East Jerusalem, through Herod's Gate, to the Western Wall and Temple Mount, then from Temple Mount to Church of the Holy Sepulchre, doing the stations of the cross backwards, to the Lion's Gate, descended to the Tomb of the Virgin Mary, and up the path to the Mount of Olives. From there, walked along the road that goes along the ridge toward Mount Scopus, and then back to the Lion's Gate, to Damascus Gate, to Sheikh Jarrah.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1178 ft / 359 m
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1178 ft / 359 m
    Start Trailhead:1532 ft / 466 m
Descent Statistics

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