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Ascent of Mont Lozère on 2012-11-16

Climber: Lee Newton

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, November 16, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mont Lozère
    Location:France
    Elevation:1698 m / 5574 ft

Ascent Trip Report

I parked a few hundred meters north of the Col des Finiels at a little bridge. From there a path leads west along the gently rising rounded ridge to a fore summit, a little drop and then the actual summit. From there, I could see the previous summit Mont Aigoual, and the next one, Mont Mezenc. Returning by the same route, I enjoyed the now warm Autumn sunshine and the beautiful clear air and views above the valley cloud.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:179 m / 588 ft
    Extra Gain:10 m / 33 ft
    Distance:5 km / 3.1 mi
    Route:Summit path
    Trailhead:Col des Finiels  1539 m / 5052 ft
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Cloud inversion
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:35 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:25 Minutes



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