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Ascent of Signal Hill on 1992-09-04

Climber: Ben Lostracco

Others in Party:42 cyclists from Tour Du Canada
69 day
7297 km cross-Canada trip.
Date:Friday, September 4, 1992
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Signal Hill
    Location:Canada-Newfoundland
    Elevation:139 m / 459 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Celebration.....handshaking, hugging, kissing, jumping, howlering ....... the "TOUR DU CANADA" bicycle trip is over.

Today we biked from our Piggy Park Campground to the summit of Signal Hill in St Johns, NF., and the end of a "Cross-Canada Bicycle Trip", starting in Vancouver, BC. on June the 28th....a total of 69 days and 7297 km. The total number of cycling days was 56 for an average of 130.3 km per day. We had 13 century days (100 miles). 46 riders started and 42 finished. It was a camping trip with 2 support vehicles, a super summer of cycling.

"HAPPINESS DEPENDS ON A MIND THAT'S CLEAR"
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:124 m / 409 ft
    Extra Gain:15 m / 50 ft
    Distance:50 km / 31.1 mi
    Route:biked to top from piggy park in st johns
    Trailhead:piggy back camping grounds, st johns  45 m / 150 ft
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Gear Used:
Bicycle, Tent Camp
    Weather:Drizzle



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