Ascent of Pic de Soularac on 2021-09-26
|Date:||Sunday, September 26, 2021|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||Pic de Soularac|
| Elevation:||7769 ft / 2367 m|
Ascent Trip ReportFrom NW, Les Montes d'Olme, large skiers car park, trail from SE corner crosses ski piste, good track to water supply intake then paint marked path beyond, at signpost I fork L for Pic de St Barthélémy, minor descent involved, then up to col and via W ridge; cairn at summit, intermittent views the best of the trip so far! Down E ridge and up Soularac W ridge, minimal marking, a few choices, easy scrambles, some avoidable.
Soularac's 3m summit block a tricky scramble, small finger holds, a fall would be short but serious, ok solo but a companion to spot footholds would help. Returned W, back over Barthélémy then Pic de Girabal (a little easy scrambling) then path N from its W col rejoins outward route at aforementioned signed fork. Lower slopes in mist. 2h30 up, 5h10 round trip.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||4383 ft / 1335 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||1510 ft / 460 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Exposed Scramble|
| Gain on way in:||4383 ft / 1335 m|
| Gain Breakdown:||Net: 2873 ft / 875 m; Extra: 1510 ft / 460m|
| Loss on way in:||1510 ft / 460 m|
| Distance:||7.5 mi / 12.1 km|
| Start Trailhead:||4896 ft / 1492 m|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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