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Ascent to Le Signal des Voirons on 2006-09-03

Climber: Rob Woodall

Date:Sunday, September 3, 2006
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Place:Le Signal des Voirons
    Elevation:1480 m / 4856 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Le 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

Difficulties: none

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
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:10 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:5 Minutes



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