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Ascent of Mont Jacques-Cartier on 2003-08-07

Climber: Jean-Gregoire Bernard

Date:Thursday, August 7, 2003
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mont Jacques-Cartier
    Location:Canada-Québec
    Elevation:1267 m / 4160 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Although one of the highest peak in Eastern Canada, the hike was very easy because of the high altitude trailhead. However, the hike was beautiful despite the fog. While we didn't have any views, the rocks provided a very eerie feeling, since you never knew when you would cross a caribou (elk). The trail transforms into "maintained" scramble above tree line.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:517 m / 1699 ft
    Distance:9.4 km / 5.8 mi
    Route:Main trail from La Galène
    Trailhead:Camping La Galène  750 m / 2461 ft
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Calm, White-out
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:2 Hours 0 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:2 Hours 0 Minutes



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