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Ascent of Montagne de l'Accueil on 2010-03-02

Climber: Gabriel Couët

Date:Tuesday, March 2, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Montagne de l'Accueil
    Location:Canada-Québec
    Elevation:979 m / 3215 ft

Ascent Trip Report

After eating a snack and talking about our recent experiences, we started to make our way back towards camp. People wanted to ski a bit so we followed a ridge with interesting slopes. A few launched down and I walked behind to catch up. Soon I met our tracks from coming in and I followed it all the way to the small pond just before our camp. From there I decided to go up montagne de l'Accueil. It was only a short hike up and down to the camp.

Then it was time to work a little bit on our camp to make it prettier.


A beautiful sunset above our camp. Photo by Francis Payeur.


Our common area after many improvements. Photo by Francis Payeur.


The Sphynx in front of Gab Blais and Amélie's tent. Photo by Francis Payeur.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:67 m / 223 ft
    Elevation Loss:99 m / 328 ft
    Distance:2.3 km / 1.4 mi
    Grade/Class:2
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Snowshoes, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Cold, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:67 m / 223 ft
    Extra Loss:64 m / 213 ft
    Distance:2.1 km / 1.3 mi
    Route:Open ground, burnt land
    Trailhead:Lac de la Tour  982 m / 3225 ft
    Time Up:50 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:35 m / 115 ft
    Distance:0.2 km / 0.1 mi
    Route:Open ground, burnt land
    Trailhead:Col below summit  944 m / 3100 ft
    Time Down:5 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: ZEC des Martres 03-2010 (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1(Attempt) Mont Raoul-Blanchard2010-03-01 a
2Montagne de l'Accueil-col below summit2010-03-01 b
3Montagne de l'Accueil-col below summit2010-03-01 c
4Petit mont de la Galette2010-03-02 a
5Mont de la Galette2010-03-02 b
6Montagne de l'Accueil2010-03-02 c



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