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Ascent of Mount Tire m on 2018-12-06

Climber: Cliff Young

Date:Thursday, December 6, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Tire m
    Location:USA-Maine
    Elevation:1100 ft / 335 m

Ascent Trip Report

Parking is available in winter at community center-church at the bottom of the hill. Walk up the road to the trail about 100 yards. The highest point on the ridge is at the far end in the much larger contour to the west. MGIS (Maine Geographic Information System) gives an elevation of 1,103 for the eastern contour where the trail ends. We bushwhacked across to the west contour which is marked as 1,114 feet in MGIS. Added about .8 miles and 120 feet of elevation gain each way to the hike.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:840 ft / 255 m
    Extra Gain:120 ft / 36 m
    Route:Tire'm Trail and Bushwhack
    Trailhead:Comunity Center  500 ft / 152 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Snowshoes



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