Ascent of Mont Orchez on 2006-08-25
|Others in Party:||Steve Cliff|
|Date:||Friday, August 25, 2006|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||1342 m / 4406 ft|
Ascent Trip ReportMont Orchez, 1347m, P606m
Map: 1:25k: 3429ET
Stats: 710mH, 5km
Time: 25 Aug 06, ascent 0:55, descent 0:35
Start: from SE, 0.3km along D6, small pull-in s side of road by Cross (normally from Larroz or Preles - access prevented by roadworks)
Route: mapped cart track via la Grange, joining main mapped “red” track at Larroz, leading to summit
Difficulties: some steep slippery sections
Trig point: none mapped nor found.
Notes: Nice walk, fine view across urban valley to mountains beyond; impressive cliffs S side of summit. Intended to start at Larroz (830m), but closure due to roadworks necessitated route through private land. Hard to believe this hill has 600m prominence, but 741m col at Chatillon seems clear enough.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||702 m / 2306 ft|
| Distance:||5 km / 3.1 mi|
| Route:||path from SE|
| Trailhead:||from SE, 0.3km along D6, small pull-in s side of r 640 m / 2100 ft|
| Grade/Class:||YDS 2|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
| Time Up:||55 Minutes|
| Time Down:||35 Minutes|
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