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Ascent of Mount Champlain on 2012-07-31

Climber: Dave Ward

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Champlain
    Location:Canada-New Brunswick
    Elevation:445 m / 1462 ft

Ascent Trip Report

There is a gravel road off of Brittain Rd. that leads to the summit and I'm not aware of any separate hiking trail. To make the ascent a bit challenging, I parked my vehicle near Brittain Rd. and hiked the 4-km road to the summit. It was a hot sunny day, around 32 C.

There are a number of communication towers at the summit, so I'll call this the Tower Rd. To access this road, take Rte 102 to the intersection for Victoria Beach and Days Corner, NB. Turn west onto the Days Corner Rd. and continue 3.1 km. At the T-intersection, turn left on Brittain Rd., and the Tower Rd. will be a short distance down on the right, across from the mailbox for civic address #1320.

Mount Champlain is the Queens County High Point.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:329 m / 1079 ft
    Distance:8 km / 5 mi
    Route:Tower road.
    Trailhead:Near Brittain Rd.   116 m / 383 ft
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:1 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:45 Minutes



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