Ascent of Gran Paradiso on 2004-05-17
|Date:||Monday, May 17, 2004|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||13323 ft / 4060 m|
Ascent Trip ReportSkis up and down, requiring about 2 hours of walking from the car park to the snow slopes before the hut. Fantastic snow on the way down, beginning quite icy then almost "pisted", until mid morning sun warmed the lower slopes and it got quite heavy going once past the hut.
|Summary Total Data|
| Quality:||7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Skis, Ski Poles, Guide, Hut Camp|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
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