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Ascent of North Bubble on 2020-08-06

Climber: William Musser

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Thursday, August 6, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:North Bubble
    Location:USA-Maine
    Elevation:872 ft / 265 m

Ascent Trip Report

Karen rested at the bridge on the carriage trail and I hiked down to Jordan Pond and found the trail "Bubbles Divide Trail" and up to the Bubbles trail where I completed the North Bubble. I Had done the south with Sarah when she was a little girl so it was nice to recall being here years ago and loving this park. Then back to Jordan Pond, wet my shirt in the lake and up back to the historic rock arch bridge dated 1925 where Karen had waited for my 40 minuted up and down and back trip. Then we hiked out together on the west side of the pond on the carriage road where bikes were everywhere and one elder man wiped out in front of us and got a nasty cherry knee.

Another fine hike with tough views to beat anywhere.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1039 ft / 316 m
    Total Elevation Loss:440 ft / 134 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.3 mi / 5.3 km
    Grade/Class:1,2,2+
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:609 ft / 185 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 599 ft / 182 m; Extra: 10 ft / 3m
    Loss on way in:10 ft / 3 m
    Distance:0.7 mi / 1.1 km
    Route:see TR
    Start Trailhead:Jordan Pond and the Bubbles Divide Trail  273 ft / 83 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:430 ft / 131 m
    Gain on way out:430 ft / 131 m
    Distance:2.6 mi / 4.2 km
    Route:see TR
Ascent Part of Trip: Acadia

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Kebo Mountain South Peak2020-08-05 a417 ft / 127 m
2Kebo Mountain2020-08-05 b237 ft / 72 m
3Bar Island Summit2020-08-06 a333 ft / 101 m
4Penobscot Mountain2020-08-06 b956 ft / 291 m
5Sargent Mountain2020-08-06 c374 ft / 114 m
6North Bubble2020-08-06 d1039 ft / 317 m
10Great Head2020-08-07 a357 ft / 109 m
11Great Head Hill2020-08-07 b70 ft / 21 m
13Otter Cliff Point HighPoint2020-08-07 d182 ft / 55 m
Total Trip Gain: 3965 ft / 1207 m    Total Trip Loss: 1450 ft / 442 m



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