Ascent of Le Signal des Voirons on 2006-09-03
|Date:||Sunday, September 3, 2006|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||Le Signal des Voirons|
| Elevation:||1480 m / 4856 ft|
Ascent Trip ReportLe Signal des Voirons, 1480m, P537m
Map: 1:250k: R14 Rhone-Alpes; 1:25k 3429ET
Stats: 50mH, 0.5km
Time: 3 Sep 06, 15 mins
Start: from S, car park at end of D50 road, 5km SW of Saxel
Route: signposted path N from car park
Trig point: 25cm block, concentric ringed rivet in centre of top face; side face with apparent scar of former plaque, concrete base marked with IGN and 1958.
Notes: Just misses the P600 cut. Nice view N across Geneva and Lac Leman. No view to S from summit, but fine S view from access road. Found using 1:250k and a few clues from Janette Norton book (Cicerone). Since discovered it’s on Map 3429ET which I had with me!
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||50 m / 164 ft|
| Distance:||0.4 km / 0.2 mi|
| Route:||(car park near summit)|
| Trailhead:||car park at end of D50 road 1430 m / 4692 ft|
| Grade/Class:||YDS 2|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail|
| Time Up:||10 Minutes|
| Time Down:||5 Minutes|
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