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Ascent to Gros Morne-summit flanks on 2008-06-14

Climber: Jan Triska

Date:Saturday, June 14, 2008
Ascent Type:No Summit Goal
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Point Reached:Gros Morne - summit flanks
    Location:Canada-Newfoundland
    Elevation:700 m / 2297 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Went part-way up to the Gros Morne Mtn summit, while hiking in the national park. Since it was still in the closure season (cannot summit the actual mountain due to wildlife breeding), I was a good boy scout and stopped short of summitting.
A very enjoyable hike and light scramble, in a wild and very empty part of NFLD. It was also in early season, so almost no fellow hikers.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:700 m / 2297 ft
    Elevation Loss:700 m / 2297 ft
    Grade/Class:a hike
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:700 m / 2297 ft
    Route:Standard Route
    Trailhead:Bonne Bay, sea level  0 m / 0 ft
    Time Up:3 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:700 m / 2297 ft
    Route:same as ascent
    Trailhead:Bonne Bay  0 m / 0 ft
    Time Down:2 Hours 



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