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Ascent of Bunker Hill on 2012-08-05

Climber: William Musser

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, August 5, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Bunker Hill
    Location:Canada-New Brunswick
    Elevation:295 ft / 89 m

Ascent Trip Report

Another small bump already entered into the PB database so..........why not go climb it? Found Bunker Hill off of Bunker Hill Rd and the main highway. Jumped the road ditch and bushwhacked through thick elders and then the forest opened up and was lush with moss, ferns, and broad-leaf trees as well as some conifers. Avoided any private property. Took steepest direct line over several rocky moss blanketed ledges and quickly found summit and then returned to car where Daniel and Karen took naps. Boots covered in fern leaves in my socks when I got back.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:229 ft / 69 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Grade/Class:2,3
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Bushwhack, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Overcast
foggy day
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:229 ft / 69 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Route:Bushwhack from Roadway
    Start Trailhead:Bunker Hill Rd. west of Slope  66 ft / 20 m
    Time:10 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Time:5 Minutes



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