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Ascent of The Beehive on 2016-09-20

Climber: Map Man

Date:Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:The Beehive
    Location:USA-Maine
    Elevation:540 ft / 164 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked the Beehive on a foggy day in Acadia. After seeing sunshine on the peak from Sand Beach, I thought it would be clear by the time I got up there. The summit was fogged in and the view was blocked in most directions, except for a slight view toward Champlain and Dorr Mountains. The rungs were pretty fun, but I'm still disappointed about no ocean views. Visited the Bowl on the way down; nice views from there.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:525 ft / 159 m
    Total Elevation Loss:525 ft / 160 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.4 mi / 2.3 km
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:490 ft / 149 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:Bowl Trail/Beehive Trail
    Start Trailhead:Sand Beach Parking Area  50 ft / 15 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:525 ft / 160 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 490 ft / 149 m; Extra: 35 ft / 10m
    Gain on way out:35 ft / 10 m
    Distance:0.9 mi / 1.4 km
    Route:Beehive Trail/Bowl Trail
    End Trailhead:Sand Beach Parking Area  50 ft / 15 m



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