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Ascent of Lachenal on 2018-07-06

Climber: Emily Cheng

Others in Party:Derek S
Rini S
Patrick E
Date:Friday, July 6, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Lachenal
    Location:France
    Elevation:11745 ft / 3579 m

Ascent Trip Report

Pointe Lachenal Traversée - mixed climbing in a snow whiteout felt like being trapped inside a ping pong ball. Summited with Derek, Rini, and Patrick. There was one surreal moment where the entire landscape was white except for a row of tiny mountaineers crossing the glacier in the distance, as if they were floating in midair. One rappel. I lead the first pitch. It was snowing and cold with very little visibility; Derek was miserable (he’s also sick!)
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Rock Climb, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope
    Weather:White-out
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Emily Cheng
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