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Ascent of Charande on 2021-09-09

Climber: Alfred E Neuman

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Thursday, September 9, 2021
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Charande
    Location:France
    Elevation:5607 ft / 1709 m

Ascent Trip Report

No mistake this time. Followed a near carbon copy of my previous attempt up to le Fournel, then made sure to take the left hand path. The route climbs up through the forest, crosses a large track then up through more forest (paint splashes) to a clearing with a small farmhouse. An easy path then leads up to the summit, which is marked by a signpoint and a granite marker. The true highest point (as others have pointed out) appears to be a few metres away within the trees, but I didn't bother with this. Not a great mountain, but can be climbed in half a day, even starting from Grenoble.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4915 ft / 1498 m
    Round-Trip Distance:13.9 mi / 22.4 km
    Trailhead:La Poya  692 ft / 210 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Drizzle, Pleasant, Calm, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 30 Minutes



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