Ascent of Chamechaude on 2010-06-04

Climber: Lee Newton

Date:Friday, June 4, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
    Elevation:2082 m / 6831 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Quick up and down from the Col de la Porte in the evening sun. There were several paragliders taking advantage of the thermals and several startled deer on the way down. A few metres of rather unnecessary cable facilitate crossing the final step up to the summit area.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:757 m / 2481 ft
    Distance:8 km / 5 mi
    Route:Marked trail
    Trailhead:Col de la Porte  1325 m / 4350 ft
    Route Conditions:
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:1 Hours 25 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:50 Minutes

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