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Ascent of Mont Blanc on 2014-07-16

Climber: Robert Garneau

Others in Party:Susan Garneau
Andrea Hryunchuk
Steve Ruhm
Date:Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Tram
Peak:Mont Blanc
    Location:France/Italy
    Elevation:15781 ft / 4810 m

Ascent Trip Report

Bivy in snowfields below Cosmiques Refuge
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4190 ft / 1277 m
    Total Elevation Loss:7999 ft / 2438 m
    Grade/Class:AD-
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Snow Climb, Glacier Climb, Ice Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Bivouac
    Nights Spent:2 nights away from roads
    Weather:Cold, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:4190 ft / 1277 m
    Route:NE Ridge
    Start Trailhead:Aiguille du Midi  11591 ft / 3532 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:7999 ft / 2438 m
    Route:Gouter Ridge
    End Trailhead:Nid d'Aigle  7782 ft / 2371 m



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