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MDS 2019 Stage 1

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EL BOROUJ
TISSERDIMIN
32.2 Km
07/04/2019 - 09H00
10H00
 
CLOSURE
 
CP1 + 03H20 (12H20)
 
CP2 + 06H10 (15H10)
 
K 0
Head SOUTH (course 186°). More or less stony and uneven terrain.
K 1.1
Succession of small dunes and crossing of wadis.
K 3.1
End of small dunes. Same direction.
K 3.6
Pass between a rocky peak to your left and a tumulus to your right. Turn left. More or less sandy terrain. Camel gras.
K 4.9
Stony plateau interspersed with wadis and camel grass.
K 8.9
Start of ascent of a stony and uneven relief.
K 9.1
Top of ascent. Uneven descent, then follow wadi.
K 10.1
Exit wadi to the left, towards CP1 on a stony plateau.
K 11.4
CP1 Head SE (course 145°). Stony and undulating plateau.
K 12.3
Crossing of small relief.
K 13.7
Pass between mines. Head SE (course 139°).
K 14.5
Go around the mines, to the right. Continue on stony plateau, heading SSE (course 159°).
K 16
Pass relief before crossing the village of MERZANE.
K 17.8
End of village; more or less sandy terrain.
K 18.9
Pass between mines. Continue heading SE (course 141°) until CP2 on stony plateau.
K 21.1
CP2.Head EAST (course 103°). Succession of slightly stony terrain, interspersed with small dunes and camel grass.
K 22.4
Fine sand terrain. Continue on slightly stony plateau.
K 26
Sandy terrain, followed by succession of wadi beds and plateaus.
K 30
Crossing of wadi En NEJJAKH (course 101°), followed by an area with denser camel grass, before reaching the bivouac.
K 32.2
Arrival at B1.

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