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Ascent of Quaggy Joe on 2012-07-22

Climber: Dave Ward

Others in Party:Diane Ward
Date:Sunday, July 22, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Quaggy Joe
    Location:USA-Maine
    Elevation:1210 ft / 368 m

Ascent Trip Report

This hiking trail is located at Aroostook State Park, south of Presque Isle, Maine. The 5 km loop trail brings you to two summits, South Peak (371 m.) and North Peak (349 m.), finishing at the trailhead in the parking lot to the east of the mountains. It's definitely recommended to hike the loop in a clockwise direction because of the steep rocky section you'll find ascending to South Peak. We like to hike with trekking poles, but other hikers we met didn't have any.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:652 ft / 198 m
    Elevation Loss:591 ft / 180 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:652 ft / 198 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 2 km
    Route:South Peak, Ridge Line, and North Peak loop
    Trailhead:558 ft / 170 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:591 ft / 180 m
    Distance:1.8 mi / 2.8 km
    Trailhead:619 ft / 188 m
    Time Down:1 Hours 20 Minutes



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