Ascent of Ballon d'Alsace on 2009-05-09
|Date:||Saturday, May 9, 2009|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||1246 m / 4091 ft|
Ascent Trip ReportA good French lunch in the Auberge du Ballon D'Alsace was followed by a leisurely stroll round the summit circuit. There was still a large collapsing cornice on the North side, showing just what a good snow year it was in the Vosges.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||86 m / 285 ft|
| Distance:||2 km / 1.2 mi|
| Route:||Tourist path|
| Trailhead:||Auberge du Ballon D'Alsace 1160 m / 3806 ft|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
| Time Up:||20 Minutes|
| Time Down:||10 Minutes|
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