Ascent of Mont Colombier on 2006-08-22

Climber: Rob Woodall

Others in Party:None.
Date:Tuesday, August 22, 2006
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mont Colombier
    Elevation:2044 m / 6709 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Mont Colombier, 2045m, P1095m

Map: 1:25k: 3432OT

Stats: 1120mH,

Time: 22 Aug 06, ascent 2H, descent 0:50

Start: from W, Aillon-le-Vieux village, car park by chapel

Route: mapped marked path via Col du Colombier

Difficulties: some steep loose ground and simple scrambling in upper reaches of Combe du Cheval

Trig point: plain rivet in rock on centre summit, 15m NE of Cross.

Notes: fine shapely mountain, impressive drops E from summit with fine view. Ascent is a good place to plot an ascent of Mont Margeriaz opposite.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1125 m / 3691 ft
    Distance:8 km / 5 mi
    Route:from Aillon-le-Vieux via Col du Colombier
    Trailhead:Aillon-le-Vieux village, car park by chapel  919 m / 3018 ft
    Grade/Class:YDS 2+
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:2 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:0 Hours 50 Minutes

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