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Ascent of Mount Gerard on 2009-08-28

Climber: Gregory Bubniak

Date:Friday, August 28, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Gerard
    Location:USA-New Jersey
    Elevation:1302 ft / 396 m

Ascent Trip Report

Parked at the pull-off on NJ 23 and approached the summit from the northeast. It is a fairly uncomplicated bushwhack, with brush that is not too dense. I found the same trail that Hoosier found, and too that to the summit. I took the trail down and eventually made it to a grown-in woods road, which led back to NJ23 near where my car was parked.

I started in a light rain, and by the time I reached the summit, it was pretty heavy.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:438 ft / 133 m
    Total Elevation Loss:438 ft / 133 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.1 mi / 1.8 km
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Raining, Pleasant, Calm, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:438 ft / 133 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 302 ft / 92 m; Extra: 136 ft / 41m
    Loss on way in:136 ft / 41 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route:bushwhack from northeast
    Start Trailhead:NJ 23  1000 ft / 304 m
    Time:0 Hours 19 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:302 ft / 92 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:umiaintained trail to west of summit
    End Trailhead:NJ 23  1000 ft / 304 m
    Time:0 Hours 18 Minutes



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