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MDS 2019 Stage 4

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JEBEL EL MRAÏER
RICH MBIRIKA
76.3 Km
10-11/04/2019 - 08H15 ● 11H15
31H
 
START 1ST GROUP 08H15

CLOSURE

CP1 + 04H05 (12H20)
CP2 + 08H20 (16H35)
CP3 + 12H25 (20H40)
CP4 + 16H45 (01H00)
CP5 + 23H25 (07H40)
CP6 + 29H05 (13H20)
DEPARTURE MAX
CP4: 04H00 LE 11/04
CP5: 09H40 LE 11/04
START 2ND GROUP 11H15

CLOSURE

CP1 + 02H00 (13H15)
CP2 + 05H20 (16H35)
CP3 + 09H25 (20H40)
CP4 + 13H45 (01H00)
CP5 + 20H25 (07H40)
CP6 + 26H25 (07H40)
K 0
Head SSW (course 206°). Follow the left side of dunes. Cross wadi OUTANOUEL; sand and camel grass.
K 2.5
Dunes to your left. Sandy, then stony terrain.
K 3.3
Plateau covered with small stones. Head SOUTH (course 191°).
K 4.7
Pass through relief, enter salt lake. Head SSE (course 158°).
K 5.3
Turn right, heading SOUTH (course 192°) to climb relief.
K 5.5
Summit. Descend, then follow sand protections. Beaten earth.
K 6.6
Crossing of track. Turn right. Follow track until the village of JDAID.
K 7.8
Last house. Head SW (course 233°). Steep stony terrain.
K 8.8
Mountain peak to your left. Go to the right of high relief until a nice sandy ascent over 200 metres.
K 9.6
Summit of djebel El ABETH. Descent. Head WSW (course 238°). Sandy terrain.
K 10.9
Follow wadi. More or less sandy terrain.
K 12.2
Exit wadi to your right. Head WSW (course 251°). Slightly undulating stony terrain.
K 12.7
CP1. Continue on slightly undulating stony terrain.
K 13.1
Pass through small gorge. Then head WEST (course 257°) to cross small stony relief.
K 14
Pass through relief. Follow route marking to avoid the crevasses to your left.
K 15.7
Head SW (course 217°) on more or less stony undulating terrain.
K 19
Djebel TOUH ILH to your right. Head SSW (course 208°). Sandy section and more or less stony terrain.
K 22.3
Enter dune field. Follow route marking until CP2.
K 25.6
CP2. On the edge of the dunes, head WSW (course 249°) to the right of the dunes. Sandy and undulating terrain.
K 31.5
Exit the dunes. Same direction. Sandy section before crossing a salt lake.
K 33.6
Turn right towards the sandy ascent (+12%) of djebel LAHNOUNE.
K 34.6
Summit of djebel LAHNOUNE. Sandy descent. Head WEST (course 281°).
K 35.2
Cross wadi. Follow route marking between dune ridges until CP3.
K 37.7
CP3. At exit of dunes, head NW (course 325°). More or less stony terrain, dunes to your right. Entrée des dunes. Même direction.
K 39.4
Enter dune field. Same direction.
K 42.9
End of dune field. Stony terrain. Wadi RHERIS to your left.
K 47.1
Small relief to your right. Continue with wadi to your left. Head NORTH (course 354°).
K 47.9
Pass between small relief. Head NNW (course 346°).
K 50.7
CP4. Ruins of BA HALOU to your right. Head NNE (course 28°) and follow wadi MBIRIKA. Sandy terrain.
K 51.2
Water well in wadi. Follow route marking in the wadi.
K 57.2
Pass between relief of MBIRIKA. Exit wadi.
K 58.5
Second section between relief of MBIRIKA. Follow wadi until CP5.
K 61
CP5. Head WSW (course 255°). Start of more or less stony ascent.
K 61.4
Mountain peak. Head WEST (course 277°). Descent on slightly stony undulating terrain.
K 62
Cross small relief. Head WNW (course 290°) to reach wadi.
K 63.3
Generally follow wadi. Head WNW (course 300°). Slightly undulating terrain until K67.6. Sortie de l’oued. Terrain caillouteux pour rejoindre le K 68,3.
K 67.6
Exit wadi. Stony terrain until K 68.3.
K 68.3
Cross wadi RHERIS. Head WEST (course 276°). Plants and small dunes.
K 68.7
Start of sandy ascent. Steep ascent (+15%).
K 69.2
Sandy summit; descend along the left of relief.
K 69.5
End of descent. Continue on slightly stony plateau. Head SW (course 228°) until CP6.
K 71.1
CP6. Follow route marking to reach ford of wadi RHERIS. Plateau, small dunes, wadi-type plants.
K 73.8
Descend in wadi. Cross wadi RHERIS at ford. Strictly follow route marking (water-related risk). Reach plateau covered with small stones and continue until B4.
K 76.3
Arrival at B4.

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