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Ascent of Gatineau Park Fire Tower on 2010-04-10

Climber: Terry Wheeler

Others in Party:J. Mlynarek
Date:Saturday, April 10, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Gatineau Park Fire Tower
    Location:Canada-Québec
    Elevation:399 m / 1312 ft

Ascent Trip Report

A nice short but steep hike up the side of the Eardley Escarpment with several open outlooks over the Ottawa Valley. The summit is one of the higher points (but not the highest) in Gatineau Park. The tower is closed to access and is looking pretty decrepit. The summit is a nice open area with jack pine and oak forest.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:311 m / 1022 ft
    Route:Luskville Falls trail
    Trailhead:Luskville picnic area  88 m / 290 ft
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear



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