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- saturday 27 june 2020 -
Redoing 001

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Summary: part of a series of 6 trips in june 2020 near Luchon and in the Basque country. This is trip 6, the last one.

Today: before I drive home, I visit once again bm001.

Weather: cloudy

track-20200627.kml
(click to open this trip in Google Earth or copy link to Google Maps; click right on this link to download gpx-version). The gps-track has not been manually  corrected which explains the inaccuracy and misalignment at some points. For cartographic backgrounds: see the cartography-page

Gps-waypoints of all bordermarkers (most recent version):
kml:  esfr-bordermarkers-all-waypoints.kml
gpx:  esfr-bordermarkers-all-waypoints.gpx (with elevation added by gpsvisualizer.com)
According to Garmin Basecamp (uncorrected track):

Distance: 2,5 km
Max-height: 69m
Min-height: 11m
Elevation: +136m -134m
Total elevation: 270m

Start 7:40  Finish 9:00
Total time: 1:20
Departure from the camping in Dantxaria at 7 am.

Driving to this old bridge over the Bidasoa-river.

The red line shows how to get on the trail to bm001.


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An obvious path


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but 'blocked' for an unknown reason by this ribbon. Never mind, just step over it.


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Note the red-white waymarks


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The trail climbs,


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giving this view to the river and road and


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makes a semi-circle


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to arrive further at this point.


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Zoom-in: red-white cross, still the trail continues in about that direction parallel to the river.


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But this is the spot where you have to turn left to descend SW to bm001.

Note the rock.


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Zoom-in to the rock and a red-white cross on the tree.

Descend between rock and tree


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on this trail which leads


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to this hillside with


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soon bm001 in sight.


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Bm001, a bit difficult to photograph the number without falling off the ridge into the river.


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Bm001, last picture.

I return the same way, back to the road. This trip hence and forth to bm001 took me 1 hour.


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From the bridge


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this zoom-in to bm001.


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Bm001

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This is a cycle track from Irn along the river, in the background the old bridge.

This is in fact an alternative route from Hendaye / Irn towards bmoo1.

From bm001 one might climb directly along the hillside to bm002. A steep climb of about 300m elevation.


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The cycle track is part of a much longer cycle track


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on a former railway line.


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This explains the project and


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this plan shows the total length.


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More information on the cycle track.


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I walk along the cycle track to make additional pictures of bm001.


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Bm001


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Bm001


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Further on this view to bm001.


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Bm001


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Bm001


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And to finish my last pictures of bm001.


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Bm001


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Bm001

Then I drive home via Bordeaux and Yvetot in one go: from 9 am to 12 pm, relatively smoothly.


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