Ascent of Tête du Midi on 2010-12-31
|Date:||Friday, December 31, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
|Peak:||Tête du Midi|
| Elevation:||957 m / 3140 ft|
Ascent Trip ReportLast of 3 short outings on hogmanay (new year's eve). Starting from the tiny hamlet of la Golette, snowshoes were necessary from the first step away from the car. Forest tracks then directly through open forest. Terrain probably easier when snow-covered than when not. Trig was impossible to locate on the flattish summit under the snow.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||380 m / 1244 ft|
| Distance:||10 km / 6.2 mi|
| Route:||Forest tracks|
| Trailhead:||la Golette 577 m / 1896 ft|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles, Snowshoes|
| Weather:||Cold, Breezy, Clear|
bitter but sunny
| Time Up:||1 Hours 30 Minutes|
| Time Down:||1 Hours 20 Minutes|
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