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Ascent of Mont Ouzon on 2006-09-01

Climber: Rob Woodall

Date:Friday, September 1, 2006
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mont Ouzon
    Location:France
    Elevation:6171 ft / 1880 m

Ascent Trip Report

Mont Ouzon, 1880m, P643m

Map: 1:25k: 3528ET

Stats: 643mH, 5km

Time: 2 Sep 06, ascent 1:05, descent 0:45.

Start: from S, Col de Corbier, car park

Route: mapped signposted paintmarked track and path to summit. On reaching ridge, summit is immediately on R.
Difficulties: final 20m of ascent to ridge is steep scramble with chain (not expected from map), although I preferred the rock to the chain. Slightly intimidating in descent.

Trig point: none mapped or seen

Notes: Fine rocky summit, fine panorama, although summit a bit low for a really great view. Summit cross. Early evening, Kestrel calling, cowbells the only suggestion of humanity in 2 hours.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2113 ft / 644 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2113 ft / 644 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.1 mi / 5 km
    Grade/Class:YDS 3
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2113 ft / 644 m
    Distance:1.6 mi / 2.5 km
    Route:from Col de Corbier
    Start Trailhead:Col de Corbier  4058 ft / 1236 m
    Time:1 Hours 5 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2113 ft / 644 m
    Distance:1.6 mi / 2.5 km
    Route:Col de Corbier path
    End Trailhead:Col de Corbier  4058 ft / 1236 m
    Time:45 Minutes



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