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Ascent of Mont du Lac du Cinq on 2012-07-03

Climber: Ben Lostracco

Date:Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mont du Lac du Cinq
    Location:Canada-Québec
    Elevation:669 m / 2198 ft

Ascent Trip Report

A woods track and an overgrown herd path ...... 3.4km, 1 hour RT.

After visiting Levi CoHP I found my way to junction of hwy 12 and 5 Rand Nord on the east side of the village of East Broughton where I drove north on 5 Rang Nord for 1.7km to a right on Vieille Route, 1.6km left(north) on 4 Rand Nord, 5.2km to a woods track on the left (chained-off and signed "Industrie Grondin"), GPS 46.29499,-71.09074, this was my TH.

I walked the winding track southwesterly for 1.3km to a turnaround at a height-of-land. A Hunter's trail leaves the northwest side of this turnaround and goes directly to the HP at less than 400 meters ( a fairly good trail except for the last half which is badly overgrown).
This whole area has been forested years back and vegetation is quite small, after just 100 meters on the trail you can visibly see the obvious HP with a Hunter's Stand.

I chose my HP behind the Stand at a small clearing, GPS 46.28828,-71.10371.

From here I moved on to Mont Oneil.

"DOUBLE HAPPY IS THE PERSON TO WHOM LOFTY MOUNTAIN TOPS ARE WITHIN REACH." ........ John Muir
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:89 m / 295 ft
    Distance:3.4 km / 2.1 mi
    Route:woods track /herd path from 4 Rand Nord
    Trailhead:4 Rand Nord  580 m / 1903 ft
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack



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