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Ascent to Mount Scenery-ferry halfway mark on 2010-02-17

Climber: Gabriel Couët

Others in Party:Alain Couët
Date:Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Boat
Point Reached:Mount Scenery - ferry halfway mark
    Location:Saba
    Elevation:0 m / 0 ft
    Remaining Elevation:869 m / 2854 ft (100% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

We woke up at 6:30am so we could catch the wednesday ferry to Saba from St. Maarten. We got on board but quickly realized by ourselves that the ferry was working only on one engine. They tried to bring the second engine to speed 6 times, and ultimately told us its fuel pump was failing. Almost halfway to Saba, they turned around and brought us back to St. Maarten for a refund.

The ascent on our very last day of vacation was thus cancelled. I'll be back in the future though. Sea to summit.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:0 m / 0 ft
    Distance:34 km / 21.1 mi
    Route:caribbean sea
    Trailhead:Pelican Resort in Philipsburg  0 m / 0 ft
    Weather:Hot, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:45 Minutes



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