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Ascent of Beech Mountain on 2013-07-20

Climber: Scott Durant

Others in Party:Lisa
Jasmine
Jackie
Maddie
Dom

Catherine
Christine
and Dakota
Date:Saturday, July 20, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Beech Mountain
    Location:USA-Maine
    Elevation:841 ft / 256 m

Ascent Trip Report

Great family hike for kids ages 7 and up. Plenty of ledge walking. The Acadia guidebook the AMC puts out is incorrect. It states that the South Ridge Trail is 1 mile when its actually 1.5. Not a big deal unless you're with tired kids. It also says there are 360 degree views. There are 180 degree views of Somes Sound and the mountains beyond, and the ocean. This is a great mountain because you won't get the crowds that the other half of Acadia gets. You also don't have to pay to get in!
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:791 ft / 241 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Hazy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:791 ft / 241 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:Beech West Ridge Trail
    Trailhead:50 ft / 15 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:Beech West Ridge Trail



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