Ascent to Barre des Écrins-Col des Avalanches on 2021-07-26

Climber: Arjan van Denzen

Others in Party:Nienke
Date:Monday, July 26, 2021
Ascent Type:No Summit Goal
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Point Reached:Barre des Écrins - Col des Avalanches
    Elevation:11480 ft / 3499 m

Ascent Trip Report

Bivouac next to Refuge de Temple Écrins. Started on the wrong path (following signs to the Refuge), but no further extra elevation gain once we were heading in the right direction.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:6506 ft / 1983 m
    Total Elevation Loss:6506 ft / 1982 m
    Round-Trip Distance:15.5 mi / 25 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Headlamp, Tent Camp, Bivouac
    Weather:Cool, Windy, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:6506 ft / 1983 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 5883 ft / 1794 m; Extra: 623 ft / 189m
    Loss on way in:623 ft / 189 m
    Distance:8.7 mi / 14 km
    Start Trailhead:Camping La Bérarde  5597 ft / 1705 m
    Time:7 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:5883 ft / 1793 m
    Distance:6.8 mi / 11 km
    End Trailhead:Camping La Bérarde  5597 ft / 1705 m
    Time:6 Hours 

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