Ascent of Chamechaude on 2019-06-30
|Others in Party:||Brogan Dillmore|
|Date:||Sunday, June 30, 2019|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||6831 ft / 2082 m|
Ascent Trip ReportDid this one early in the day due to heat wave hitting most of Europe. Basically a hike until the cable-protected scramble. We saw a young boy (maybe 6 or 7) go up, so it's not terribly difficult, though we did observe a couple of young French hikers taking their time on the climb down. I may have oversold this as an "easy hike" to my wife - the ascent and descent, while all on a trail, are pretty steep and pebbly in places. Hikers will have no problem but novices may not like falling down a lot.
Views limited by what I assume were a heat/humidity-induced haze. Still, a beautiful little corner of the world.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||2533 ft / 771 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||2533 ft / 771 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||5.7 mi / 9.2 km|
| Quality:||6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Scramble|
| Gain on way in:||2507 ft / 764 m|
| Gain Breakdown:||Net: 2481 ft / 757 m; Extra: 26 ft / 7m|
| Loss on way in:||26 ft / 7 m|
| Distance:||2.9 mi / 4.7 km|
| Start Trailhead:||4350 ft / 1325 m|
| Loss on way out:||2507 ft / 764 m|
| Loss Breakdown:||Net: 2481 ft / 757 m; Extra: 26 ft / 7m|
| Gain on way out:||26 ft / 7 m|
| Distance:||2.8 mi / 4.5 km|
| End Trailhead:||4350 ft / 1325 m|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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