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Ascent of Kawartha Lakes High Point on 2009-07-12

Climber: Ben Lostracco

Others in Party:supported by Rose
Date:Sunday, July 12, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Kawartha Lakes High Point
    Location:Canada-Ontario
    Elevation:396 m / 1302 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Easy effortless hike up service road to open summit, great views in all directions.

East of Oshawa, hwy 401 exit 436, travel north on #35/#115 ....... exit #35 north and travel about 9km to Waite road on the right, if you travel another .4km you'll arrive at Ballyduff road. Turn right on Waite road and travel 350 meters to a hydro pole and a gated service road on the left.
Climb over the gate and hike up the little used road about 1km to the summit...... one tall Communication tower and numerous small towers. The open top with tall grass is a large area, after walking around I concluded the actual summit is behind the right side small towers, as you approach the tall tower..... a small pile of rocks mark the spot. Views in all directions.

"TRAVELLING MAKES THE WORLD SMALLER AND MUCH MORE FRIENDLIER."

Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:31 m / 102 ft
    Distance:2 km / 1.2 mi
    Route:service road from waite road on S side
    Trailhead:N of hwy 401, Bowmanville area  365 m / 1200 ft
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country



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