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Ascent of Southern Ontario High Point on 2002-06-18

Climber: Greg Boyle

Date:Tuesday, June 18, 2002
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Boat
Peak:Southern Ontario High Point
    Location:Canada-Ontario
    Elevation:577 m / 1896 ft

Ascent Trip Report

I was on a canoe trip with my Scout group, and while we were portaging through this area, my scout leader mentioned that the highest point in the area was near our portage. He was an avid climber and is the person who got my interested in peak bagging to begin with.

We checked out our maps and set our canoes and packs at the head of the portage and set out searching.

We bushwacked for a little longer than expected but we eventually came to the spot on the map that he had marked as the highpoint and I was pretty excited for my introduction to peak bagging!
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:41 m / 135 ft
    Route:Bushwack / small scramble
    Trailhead:Lakeside  536 m / 1761 ft
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Partly Cloudy



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