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Ascent of Colomby de Gex on 2021-02-21

Climber: Alfred E Neuman

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, February 21, 2021
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Colomby de Gex
    Location:France
    Elevation:5538 ft / 1687 m

Ascent Trip Report

Walked through the forest from Gex to the col with Mont Chanais, then a steep snow climb up to the Pas de l'Echine. Snow conditions were not good and the climb felt dangerous and exposed without crampons. After reaching the summit I continued over the ridge to the Col de Crozet, then followed the ski lift down to Crozet, then walked back home.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3576 ft / 1089 m
    Total Elevation Loss:4058 ft / 1236 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3576 ft / 1089 m
    Route:Pas de l'Echine
    Start Trailhead:Gex  1962 ft / 598 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:4058 ft / 1236 m
    Route:Col de Crozet
    End Trailhead:Saint Genis Pouilly  1480 ft / 451 m



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