Ascent to Roc d'Enfer-above Col Ratti on 2007-11-10

Climber: Nigel Nation

Others in Party:Marta Lewandowska
Date:Saturday, November 10, 2007
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Roc d'Enfer - above Col Ratti
    Elevation:6309 ft / 1922 m
    Remaining Elevation:1050 ft / 321 m (40% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Wanted to climb Roc d'Enfer but it was snowing too much. The visibility became worse and worse and we turned back because of possible white-out.

The climb was much easier than the drive home which required us to be towed up a hill.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1608 ft / 490 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1608 ft / 490 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Very Windy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1608 ft / 490 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route:via Col de Basse
    Start Trailhead:l'Encrenaz  4701 ft / 1432 m
    Time:1 Hours 26 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1608 ft / 490 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    End Trailhead:l'Encrenaz  4701 ft / 1432 m
    Time:1 Hours 5 Minutes

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