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Ascent of Roc d'Enfer on 2006-08-25

Climber: Rob Woodall

Others in Party:Steve Cliff
Date:Friday, August 25, 2006
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Roc d'Enfer
    Location:France
    Elevation:7359 ft / 2243 m

Ascent Trip Report

Le Roc d'Enfer, 2243m, P1080m

Map: 1:25k: 3429ET

Stats: 900mH, 8km

Time: 25 Aug 06, ascent 2h, descent 1:30

Start: from S, car park at Foron on D328

Route: mapped paintmarked path W to col then NE along arête to summit

Difficulties: care needed on ascent to ridge, to keep to marked route; most difficulties on ridge bypassed by some moderate scrambling

Trig point: 15cm granite block on concrete base at summit, X inscribed in top face.

Notes: fine hill, fine architecture, impressive view, good scrambling. Mostly sunny. Yellow Euphrasia christii along path.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3241 ft / 986 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3241 ft / 986 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Grade/Class:YDS 3
    Route Conditions:
Exposed Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3077 ft / 937 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 2913 ft / 888 m; Extra: 164 ft / 49m
    Loss on way in:164 ft / 49 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route:from Foron via SW ridge
    Start Trailhead:car park at Foron on D328  4446 ft / 1355 m
    Time:2 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3077 ft / 937 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 2913 ft / 888 m; Extra: 164 ft / 49m
    Gain on way out:164 ft / 49 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route:Foron via SW ridge
    End Trailhead:car park at Foron on D328  4446 ft / 1355 m
    Time:1 Hours 30 Minutes



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