Ascent of Mont Jacques-Cartier on 2003-08-07
|Date:||Thursday, August 7, 2003|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||1267 m / 4160 ft|
Ascent Trip ReportAlthough 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|
| Time Up:||2 Hours 0 Minutes|
| Time Down:||2 Hours 0 Minutes|
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