Dorian Thomas - 177186

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Details

Date : 13/08/2023

Duration : 5-8 hours

Style : Leader / Supervisor

Type : International Summer Quality Mountain Day

Weather : Clear - sunny - good visibility

Wind : No wind

Camping Type : Valley camp

Nights Camping : 14

Mountains :

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Description

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TMD Day 1
A TMD variation using valley camps, 14 days in country 10 days hiking, we had logistical support for camping gear etc meaning we only carried day sacks.

In an environment below 3000 metres, did the day include a height gain of approximately 1,000
metres? No 506m
In an environment above 3,000 metres did the day include a height gain of approximately 300
metres? N/A
Was the journey a minimum of five hours? Yes
Navigational skills should be used including the use of a map, compass, altimeter or GPS? Yes navigating route using map and checked using GPS as required.
Decision-making about route choice and judgement of terrain? Yes during the day
Planning involving the use of a weather forecast? Planned day according to weather forecast by using cable car rather than walking up!
Ascending and/or descending steep broken ground? Yes, steep paths encountered during the day
Negotiating sections of fixed equipment and/or small sections of snow as part of the normal
mountain journey? Yes, a small section of fixed ladders
Appreciating the environment and increasing one’s environmental knowledge? Day 1 getting to know and understand the area, last time in Chamonix was in 2013!

Took bus from campsite to cable car, cable car to Flegere then hiked down to Argentire to catch bus back to campsite.

Area : France

Map

Time Taken : 05:22:58 Distance : 11.89 km Ascent : 607.4 m Descent : -1226.4 m Avg Speed : 2.49 kmph Moving Speed : 2.49 kmph