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Ascent of Mount Ainslie on 2014-12-26

Climber: Rob Woodall

Date:Friday, December 26, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Ainslie
    Location:Australia-Australian Capital Territory
    Elevation:843 m / 2766 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Impromptu drive-up en route from Sydney to Kosciuszko. From S, paved road to popular parking lot with ice cream vendor and 10m ascent to highest point which has a circular metal column (presumably triangulation pillar) also two other survey markers consisting of one inch metal survey bolts under metal covers, a heavy duty version of the Berntsen trigs familiar in the UK. One of the survey markers is near the aircraft warning beacon below the summit. A fine viewpoint also for the parliament building in a beautiful setting.

NB sign below summit says 846m not 843

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