Crêt des Brottets, France

Prominence: 580 m, 1903 ft

Elevation: 1607 meters, 5272 feet

True Isolation: 3.79 km, 2.36 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)46° 14' N, 6° 30' E
46.23, 6.495 (Dec Deg)
County/Second Level RegionHaute-Savoie

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     2014-09-25 by Lee Newton (GPS Track)
     2015-12-30 by Chris Pearson

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A magical late December day with a sea of fog filling the valleys up to around 900 metres as far as the eye could see. Dazzling low sunshine and peaks rising like islands out of the fog all around. All the big peaks incl Mont Blanc as clear as a bell. We parked low down in the valley and walked up the hairpins (in the cold icy shade) to make more of an ascent and combined it with a traverse first from s to n over Pointe e Meribil first then a 293m drop to the col before a fair path up in warm sunshine (changed into shorts) to add the slightly higher peak of Cret des Brottes (Montagne d'Hirmentaz)- a nice rocky side ridge with two 'summits' above the ciffs but the slightly higher real summit is sadly the nearby round dome with the chair lift arrival station hut on the top. Many people about incl families-up on chair lift Had our lunch on a park bench on the grassy summit - a very snowless winter so far!
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  Clean Prominence: 580 m/1903 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 580 m/1903 ft
  Key Col: 1027 m/3369 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 3.79 km/2.36 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 46.2358, 6.5433
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RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Alps
Range3: Western Alps
Range4: Savoy Alps
Drainage BasinsRhone
Gulf of Lion
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
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This peak was submitted to the database by Lee Newton.

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