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Ascent of Pointe Percée on 2008-08-16

Climber: Lee Newton

Date:Saturday, August 16, 2008
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Pointe Percée
    Location:France
    Elevation:2499 m / 8202 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Turned back from the normal route by unseasonal snow and ice. Grade not too hard but on my own with no rope, and with the consequence of a fall probably death, I took the sensible option.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Frigid, Calm, Clear



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