Ascent of Mont de la Tour on 2014-02-02

Climber: Gabriel C

Others in Party:Jonathan Pineau
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, February 2, 2014
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mont de la Tour
    Elevation:3346 ft / 1019 m

Ascent Trip Report

Camp Matsheshu, in the morning, before we leave on our skis.

Jonathan, dwarfed by the massive amounts of snow cover.

A view across the valley looking at mont Jauffret's bulk.

Almost at the height of land between mont Jauffret and mont de la Tour.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2886 ft / 878 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2886 ft / 879 m
    Round-Trip Distance:12.9 mi / 20.8 km
    Quality:10 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Skis, Ski Poles, Hut Camp
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2194 ft / 668 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1984 ft / 604 m; Extra: 210 ft / 64m
    Loss on way in:210 ft / 64 m
    Distance:5.4 mi / 8.8 km
    Route:Ruisseau Jauffret
    Start Trailhead:Camp Matsheshu  1362 ft / 415 m
    Time:3 Hours 13 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2676 ft / 815 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1984 ft / 604 m; Extra: 692 ft / 210m
    Gain on way out:692 ft / 210 m
    Distance:7.5 mi / 12 km
    Route:Ruisseau Jauffret
    End Trailhead:Camp Matsheshu  1362 ft / 415 m
    Time:3 Hours 41 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: (2014-02) Corvée d'hiver Groulx (3 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Mont de la Tour-Third gully before treeline2014-02-011631 ft / 497 m
2(Attempt) Mont de la Tour2014-02-022886 ft / 880 m
Total Trip Gain: 4517 ft / 1377 m    Total Trip Loss: 4517 ft / 1377 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Gabriel C
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