Ascent to Brame Farine-Chalet de Brame-Farine on 2006-08-29
|Date:||Tuesday, August 29, 2006|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
|Point Reached:||Brame Farine - Chalet de Brame-Farine|
| Elevation:||3970 ft / 1210 m|
| Remaining Elevation:||65 ft / 19 m (59% left to go)|
Ascent Trip Report(Brame Farine, 1230m, P709m)
Map: 1:25k: 3433OT (I used 1:100k sheet 53, not very successfully)
Stats: 35mH, 1.5km (stats expected for a successful summit bid)
Time: 29 Aug 06
Start: from NE, Chalet de Brame-Farine, 5km from Allevard, road then good forest track, parking at junction
Route: follow “red” path SW for c. 500m; summit should be 200m further S in trees.
Difficulties: none (other than looking in the wrong place for the summit!)
Trig point: 1210m mapped at Telecom tower, but not found – very brief search in pouring rain.
Notes: 100k map has height as 1210m at trig; sign near SSW summit displays height of 1204m with adjacent forest maybe 2-3m higher. www.bivouak.net gives 1205m. Heavy rain and dusky conditions not conducive to exploration, but unclear where the listed 1230m summit would be. Failed to obtain 1:25k map locally en route. Jonathan de Ferranti has since provided a 1:25k extract which indicates the summit is c. 700m SW of Chalet de Brame-Farine – I did not go there :-(
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||59 ft / 17 m|
| Extra Gain:||13 ft / 3 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||0.2 mi / 0.4 km|
| Route:||(near drive-up)|
| Trailhead:||Chalet de Brame-Farine 3937 ft / 1199 m|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail|
| Weather:||Raining, Cool, Breezy, Low Clouds|
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