Ascent of Le Faing des Moules on 2013-05-01
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Wednesday, May 1, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
|Peak:||Le Faing des Moules|
| Elevation:||1007 m / 3304 ft|
Ascent Trip ReportI drove up a forest road to the east of this peak until stopped by a barrier on the forest road. The 1:25K map shows a spot height of 954m at this point near a building labelled le Haut de Pheny. From that point I followed a good quality marked trail (yellow circles) to a point directly south of the top where a gravestone (marked Jean-Marie Houot 1936-1980) sits beside the path. From there I bushwhacked up a short slope top the flat boggy summit area, which is clear of trees (although ringed by them, so no view). Returned by the same route.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||53 m / 174 ft|
| Distance:||3 km / 1.9 mi|
| Trailhead:||le Haut de Pheny 954 m / 3130 ft|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Bushwhack|
| Time Up:||30 Minutes|
| Time Down:||20 Minutes|
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