Ascent of Grand Perron on 2015-07-11
|Others in Party:||Eva|
|Date:||Saturday, July 11, 2015|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||8773 ft / 2674 m|
Ascent Trip ReportMet with Per and Kris in Chamonix and got in Per's car to Switzerland and the Lac d'Émosson. Parked, passed the dam and started to climb up the ridge. Roped up in two groups - Caj & Kris, Eva & Per. Traversed the ridge and passed the Grand Perron summit on the way. Rappelled to the valley and hiked back to the car.
A great climb and traverse with great company.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||3504 ft / 1067 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||3504 ft / 1068 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||6 mi / 9.7 km|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb|
| Gear Used:||Rope, Guide|
| Gain on way in:||2375 ft / 723 m|
| Distance:||2.1 mi / 3.3 km|
| Route:||NE ridge|
| Start Trailhead:||Parking lot at Lac d'Émosson dam 6398 ft / 1950 m|
| Time:||4 Hours 5 Minutes|
| Loss on way out:||3504 ft / 1068 m|
| Loss Breakdown:||Net: 2375 ft / 724 m; Extra: 1129 ft / 344m|
| Gain on way out:||1129 ft / 344 m|
| Distance:||4 mi / 6.4 km|
| Route:||Valley N of Grand perron|
| End Trailhead:||Parking lot at Lac d'Émosson dam 6398 ft / 1950 m|
| Time:||5 Hours 40 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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