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Ascent of Le Neron on 2019-08-26

Climber: Scott Morley

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, August 26, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Le Neron
    Location:France
    Elevation:4259 ft / 1298 m

Ascent Trip Report

Ran from Grenoble to start of ascent. Follow waymarked paths to Narbonne. After couple of zig Zags on road turned off onto steep uphill path in the forest following blue paint markings. Some good fun exposed paths with some cables before getting onto the ridge. Great easy scrambling across the ridge with some runnable bits. Took a wrong turn nearer the summit but climbed back to join the waymarked trail. Had the whole if the mountain to myself and so sat enjoyed the summit and views. Steep descent down the Couloir on very loose screens and dirt but then eases off eventually. Down to Clemencieres, Narbonne and back to Grenoble. Great fun. 17km round trip from centre of Grenoble.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3888 ft / 1185 m
    Total Elevation Loss:328 ft / 99 m
    Round-Trip Distance:10.9 mi / 17.5 km
    Route Conditions:
Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3888 ft / 1185 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 3560 ft / 1085 m; Extra: 328 ft / 99m
    Loss on way in:328 ft / 99 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Route:Ridge from south to north
    Start Trailhead:Grenoble centre  699 ft / 213 m
    Time:0 Days 2 Hours 0 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Distance:5.9 mi / 9.5 km
    Route:Coulour de Clemencieres
    End Trailhead:Grenoble centre  
    Time:1 Hours 30 Minutes



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