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Ascent of Pointe Percée on 2008-08-16

Climber: Lee Newton

Date:Saturday, August 16, 2008
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Pointe Percée
    Location:France
    Elevation:8202 ft / 2499 m

Ascent Trip Report

Turned back from the normal route by unseasonal snow and ice. Grade not too hard but on my own with no rope, and with the consequence of a fall probably death, I took the sensible option.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Frigid, Calm, Clear



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