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Ascent of Paleokastro on 2009-11-01

Climber: Robert Murray

Others in Party:Leslie
Susi
Heather and George
and Patra
Date:Sunday, November 1, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Paleokastro
    Location:Greece
    Elevation:2343 ft / 714 m

Ascent Trip Report

Pulled 100 meters into dirt road from village of Prasino. Hiked up the dirt road part of the way and then broke off on a herd path. The entire hill is mostly grass, scrub bushes,rock and a few trees. The weather at the begin till we reached the summit was unusually cold for Greece. In the village the temp on my car read 6 degrees C.
The wind on the summit was blowing at 50 kmph plus and it was raining,sleet, and snowing. After we reached the summit the sky above us openned and the sun came out. We then retraced our steps to the village and had a nice meal in the Taverna.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:440 ft / 134 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Cold, Windy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:440 ft / 134 m
    Start Trailhead:1903 ft / 580 m
    Time:30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:30 Minutes



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