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Ascent of Champlain Mountain on 2010-07-30

Climber: Scott Wieman

Others in Party:Paul Wieman
Susan Tewksbury
Date:Friday, July 30, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Champlain Mountain
    Location:USA-Maine
    Elevation:1060 ft / 323 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked south along the north ridge with great views north and east. Just below the summit had a Peregrine Falcon fly mere feet away from us. Great 360º views from the summit, with another Peregrine flying over the ocean to the east. Descended to the Bowl along a ridge lined with fully loaded blueberry bushes.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:930 ft / 283 m
    Total Elevation Loss:643 ft / 195 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5.5 mi / 8.9 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:930 ft / 283 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route:Champlain Mountain Trail
    Start Trailhead:Picnic Area  130 ft / 39 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:643 ft / 195 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Route:Champlain Mountain Trail
    End Trailhead:The Bowl  417 ft / 127 m
Ascent Part of Trip: East Ridge of Acadia

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Champlain Mountain2010-07-30930 ft / 283 m
2Gorham Mountain2010-07-30105 ft / 32 m
Total Trip Gain: 1035 ft / 315 m    Total Trip Loss: 1135 ft / 346 m



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