Ascent of Mont Chetif on 2006-08-26

Climber: Rob Woodall

Others in Party:Steve Cliff
Date:Saturday, August 26, 2006
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mont Chetif
    Elevation:7687 ft / 2342 m

Ascent Trip Report

Mont Chetif, 2343m, P414m

Map: 1:50k: Didier & Richard sheet 8

Stats: 1200mH, 5km.

Time: 26 Aug 06, ascent 2h, descent 1h

Start: from SE, Dolonne, car parking in village

Route: signposted track W to col, paintmarked path along SW ridge to summit.

Difficulties: some steep scree and simple scrambling on SW ridge.

Trig point: none mapped nor found

Notes: Fine popular rocky summit with Madonna and birds-eye view of valley and Courmayeur. Climbed while watching the 8500mH / 158km Tour de Mont Blanc race, which was won in 21h!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3914 ft / 1192 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3914 ft / 1192 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.1 mi / 5 km
    Grade/Class:YDS 2
    Route Conditions:
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3914 ft / 1192 m
    Distance:1.6 mi / 2.5 km
    Route:from Dolonne via SW ridge
    Start Trailhead:from SE, Dolonne  3773 ft / 1150 m
    Time:2 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3914 ft / 1192 m
    Distance:1.6 mi / 2.5 km
    Route:Dolonne via SW ridge
    End Trailhead:from SE, Dolonne  3773 ft / 1150 m
    Time:1 Hours 

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