Ascent of Charmant Som on 2006-08-20
|Date:||Sunday, August 20, 2006|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||1866 m / 6125 ft|
Ascent Trip ReportCharmant Som, 1867m, P541
Map: 1:25k: 3334OT
Stats: 200mH, 0.8km
Time: 20 Aug 06, approx 0:40 round trip
Start: from SW, car park (or roadside) NW of Col de Porte, 10km N of Grenoble. Elev 1670m
Route: obvious path to summit, descent a little further W allowing views down into impressing combe.
Difficulties: finding a parking place!
Trig point: stainless steel rod embedded in rock, 6m SW of cross.
Notes: very busy, popular hill, an easy add-on after Chamechaude. Cross at summit. Fissured limestone pavement covering summit area. Fine views. Warm, breezy, clear, intermittent views of Chamechaude.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||197 m / 646 ft|
| Distance:||0.8 km / 0.5 mi|
| Route:||from road-end NW of Col de Porte|
| Trailhead:||road-end NW of Col de Porte 1669 m / 5479 ft|
| Grade/Class:||YDS 2|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Breezy, Clear|
| Time Up:||0 Hours 30 Minutes|
| Time Down:||0 Hours 10 Minutes|
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