Ascent of East PEI High Point on 2012-10-10
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Wednesday, October 10, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||East PEI High Point|
| Location:||Canada-Prince Edward Island|
| Elevation:||129 m / 425 ft|
Ascent Trip ReportThis is probably the nicest and easiest PEI summit. It has a prominence of 400 feet, respectable in a flat place like PEI. It is located in Queens County, 1.6 miles south of the Kings CoHP off of Route 315 (0.8 miles south of the 315/24 junction). A short, un-gated dirt road (forest on the right, fields to the left) leads shortly up to a radio tower area. I explored into the wooded higher ground to the SW for a minute and soon found the benchmark corresponding to the triangle symbol on the topo map, complete with a small marker sign. Always nice to find one of these. The land near the benchmark was noticeably higher than the nearby tower enclosure.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||15 m / 50 ft|
| Trailhead:||114 m / 375 ft|
| Quality:||3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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