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Ascent of Roc d'Enfer on 2006-08-25

Climber: Rob Woodall

Others in Party:Steve Cliff
Date:Friday, August 25, 2006
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Roc d'Enfer
    Location:France
    Elevation:2243 m / 7359 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Le Roc d'Enfer, 2243m, P1080m

Map: 1:25k: 3429ET

Stats: 900mH, 8km

Time: 25 Aug 06, ascent 2h, descent 1:30

Start: from S, car park at Foron on D328

Route: mapped paintmarked path W to col then NE along arête to summit

Difficulties: care needed on ascent to ridge, to keep to marked route; most difficulties on ridge bypassed by some moderate scrambling

Trig point: 15cm granite block on concrete base at summit, X inscribed in top face.

Notes: fine hill, fine architecture, impressive view, good scrambling. Mostly sunny. Yellow Euphrasia christii along path.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:986 m / 3241 ft
    Elevation Loss:986 m / 3241 ft
    Distance:8 km / 5 mi
    Grade/Class:YDS 3
    Route Conditions:
Exposed Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:937 m / 3077 ft
    Extra Loss:49 m / 164 ft
    Distance:4 km / 2.5 mi
    Route:from Foron via SW ridge
    Trailhead:car park at Foron on D328  1355 m / 4446 ft
    Time Up:2 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:937 m / 3077 ft
    Extra Gain:49 m / 164 ft
    Distance:4 km / 2.5 mi
    Route:Foron via SW ridge
    Trailhead:car park at Foron on D328  1355 m / 4446 ft
    Time Down:1 Hours 30 Minutes



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