Ascent of Mont du Lac des Cygnes on 2014-06-29

Climber: John McHugh

Others in Party:Suzanne Lapointe
Date:Sunday, June 29, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mont du Lac des Cygnes
    Elevation:3182 ft / 969 m

Ascent Trip Report

Loop hike. Really nice going along the Lac Pioui trail, walking across the ridge great. Huge amounts of people at the summit. Hot summer day on summit, great views. Main trail down is a highway with lots of traffic, but very quick, down in just over an hour.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1837 ft / 559 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1837 ft / 558 m
    Round-Trip Distance:7 mi / 11.2 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Really Hot!
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1837 ft / 559 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1509 ft / 460 m; Extra: 328 ft / 99m
    Loss on way in:328 ft / 99 m
    Distance:4.3 mi / 7 km
    Route:Lac Pioui
    Start Trailhead:Acceuil PNGJ  1673 ft / 509 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1509 ft / 459 m
    Distance:2.6 mi / 4.2 km
    Route:Mont du Lac des Cygnes trail
    End Trailhead:Acceuil PNGJ  1673 ft / 509 m

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