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Ascent of Rocher aux Oiseaux on 2012-09-03

Climber: Susan Mackenzie

Others in Party:Stuart Mackenzie
Date:Monday, September 3, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Rocher aux Oiseaux
    Location:France
    Elevation:1207 ft / 367 m

Ascent Trip Report

Parked at roadside of D62 on flatish topped, wooded hill. Followed signs to Rocher aux Oiseaux. There is a very large, but faded sign when you arrive. The photo on wikipedia is of a low flat rock, possibly a tumulus. However there is a large pile of weathered rock behind the sign, which is clearly in the same department. We scrambled to the top of this.
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Stuart Mackenzie on the summit (a short scramble) (2012-09-03). Photo by Susan Mackenzie.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:10 ft / 3 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:pleasant woodland track
    Trailhead:1197 ft / 364 m
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
humid and hazy
Ascent Statistics
    Time:5 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:5 Minutes



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