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Stage 3

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RICH MBIRIKA
NORTH EL MAHARCH
31.6 Km
10/04/2018 - 08H30
10H30
 
CLOSURE
 
CP1 + 03H05 (11H35)
 
CP2 + 06H15 (14H45)
K 0
Go ENE (course 66°).
K 0.8
Sandy passage. Hills to the right.
K 1.2
Enter sandy pass, go around hill to the left then sandy climb into TOUMHONFIS oued.
K 2
Exit oued. Follow path on RICH MBIRIKA jebel until descent into oued.
K 2.7
Follow oued.
K 3.9
Exit oued. Go NE (course 51°) to cross valley becoming less stony.
K 7.4
Enter sandy pass then steep climb (± 18%).
K 7.9
Summit of JOUA BABA ALI jebel. Turn left to follow quite technical path over crest.
K 9.1
Sand dune. Descent to the right and follow oued up to CP1.
K 10
CP1 on bank of oued. Follow oued direction WEST.
K 11.1
Bank of RHERIS oued. Cross the oued in the same direction.
K 11.8
Start of sandy ascent. Steep climb to crest of JOUA BABA ALI jebel (±15%).
K 12.1
Follow markings on the crest. CAUTION! Technical passages.
K 14
Turn left. Very steep sandy descent.
K 14.3
Bottom of descent. Cross valley direction SW (course 225°).
K 19.3
CP2 before EL OTFAL jebel. Go SW (course 215°) for difficult climb.

25% average slope until summit. Climb alternating rocky and sandy parts.
K 21.4
Summit of EL OTFAL jebel. Turn left for about one hundred metres.
K 21.5
Turn right into oued bed.
K 21.6
Rocky oued bed. Descent.
K 22.9
End of descent in oued bed. Cross very stony plain.
K 23.3
Tumulus to the left. Variably stony terrain. Go SW (course 215°) until start of dunes.
K 23.8
Enter dunes follow course 233°.
K 25
End of dunes. Go SOUTH (course 182°).
K 30.2
Cross slightly stony plateau.
K 31.1
End of plateau.
K 31.6
Arrival at B3.

 
 

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