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Ascent of Tour Ronde on 2014-07-25

Climber: Robert Garneau

Others in Party:Sue Garneau
John Richards
Date:Friday, July 25, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Tour Ronde
    Location:France/Italy
    Elevation:12441 ft / 3792 m

Ascent Trip Report

Wow! One of the top mountain views in the world. We crested the summit ridge as the sun's first light shone on the Brenva Face of Mont Blanc. It took my breath away.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1860 ft / 565 m
    Extra Gain:246 ft / 74 m
    Route:East Face
    Trailhead:Rifugio Torino  11073 ft / 3375 m
    Grade/Class:PD+
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Perfect
Ascent Statistics
    Time:3 Hours 45 Minutes



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