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Day 8 - Friday 2nd September 2016

Mountain to Ocean

14km - 5 hrs 15 mins - 650m climbing

Location of the walk

Garmin trace of walk
  Garmin Data    
  Distance 13.9 km  
  Time Elapsed 5 hrs 13 mins  
  Moving Time Not Available  
  Elevation Gain 650 m  
  Elevation Loss 650 m  
  Maximum Elevation 751 m  
  Minimum Elevation 306 m  



Start of the walk at Alevia






Lavadero Publico - No longer in use



Looking back over Alevia

Onwards and upwards over a concrete road





View towards the ocean


(Photo: J Knight)



A vulture resting on the rocks ahead of us



Vultures flying overhead

Our target - Picu Paisanu (1,500m) ahead




At the top! L to R: Emma (M), Elizabeth, Jim, Paul and Mick


Memorial tablet dedicated to the emigrants of the nearby valleys who started the move to America in 1492.

Just as we finished lunch the clouds started to roll in (Photo: J Knight)




(Photo: J Knight)

Heading down

Job done! L to R: Paul, Elizabeth, Emma (M), Jim and Oscar