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Ascent of East Royce Mountain on 2018-10-13

Climber: Steve Hurd

Date:Saturday, October 13, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:East Royce Mountain
    Location:USA-Maine
    Elevation:3114 ft / 949 m

Ascent Trip Report

East Royce trail on the way up. Bit of a cloudy day but only a few brief showers. Did East Royce first and being earlier in the day and a bit lower had some views. Hardly any views from West Royce. On the way back took the Royce trail instead of heading directly back to the trailhead at East Royce. Lots of beautiful waterfalls as the trail mostly follows streams and brooks and finally Cold River. Came out on RT 113 and had a 2.9 mile road walk, mostly up hill back to my vehicle at the East Royce Trailhead.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1694 ft / 516 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1694 ft / 516 m
    Round-Trip Distance:11.1 mi / 17.9 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Stream Ford
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Animal/Pet
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1694 ft / 516 m
    Distance:1.1 mi / 1.8 km
    Route:East Royce Trail
    Start Trailhead:TH parking area off Rt 113  1420 ft / 432 m
    Time:55 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1694 ft / 516 m
    Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Route:Royce trail and road walk on Rt 113
    End Trailhead:TH parking area off Rt 113  1420 ft / 432 m
    Time:4 Hours 50 Minutes



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