Ascent of Mont Blanc du Tacul on 2003-03-20
|Date:||Thursday, March 20, 2003|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Ski Lift|
|Peak:||Mont Blanc du Tacul|
| Elevation:||13937 ft / 4247 m|
Ascent Trip ReportMy first 4000m peak. I was not brilliantly equipped for this and didn't have an axe. However the weather was excellent although the avalanche risk was quite high (indeed I saw an avalanche trigger in the distance, from the summit). Stayed the previous night in the Cosmiques hut.
|Summary Total Data|
| Quality:||5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb|
| Gear Used:||Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles, Guide, Hut Camp|
| Weather:||Cold, Breezy, Clear|
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