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Ascent of Mont Scotch on 2009-11-17

Climber: Ben Lostracco

Others in Party:supported by Rose
Date:Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mont Scotch
    Location:Canada-Québec
    Elevation:2625 ft / 800 m

Ascent Trip Report

A nice afternoon short hike (1 hour RT), after checking out the two parks in the area (Megantic and Gosford). After the hike Rose and I overnighted at "Haut Bois Dormant", B&B in Notre-Dame-des-Bois (warm hosts Julie and Pascal), just South of Le Parc National du Mont-Megantic.
Tomorrow I will climb Megantic's 4 main summits, Gosford I will leave for another trip ..... surrounded by the Canada/USA border, I want to combine/plan Gosford together with a number of other Peaks situated on this border (for my list "Maines 3500 foot Peaks").

Mont Scotch is located West of Saint-Augustin-de-Woburn on the Northside of Hwy #212 ...... the TH is the gated "Privee" woods road, 4km West of Woburn (.8km West of Rang Tout de Joie - road to Gosford) or 14km East of Notre-Dame-de-Bois.
The wide woods road winds moderately/steep up the South flank of the Mountain to the summit ridge, to the right (East) is the High Point .... about 50 feet into the woods, a pink flagged tree marked the spot, a good path descends towards the East (to destination unknown). Open views to the North and South.

"BEING HONEST IS LIKE BEING A GENTLEMAN ..... IF YOU HAVE TO TELL PEOPLE YOU ARE ..... YOU AREN'T"
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:716 ft / 218 m
    Total Elevation Loss:716 ft / 218 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Bushwhack
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:716 ft / 218 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 2 km
    Route:nb woods rd/bushwack from hwy 212,W of woburn
    Start Trailhead:N of mt gosford, W of woburn on hwy 212  1909 ft / 581 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:716 ft / 218 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 2 km
    Route:sb woods road to hwy 212
    End Trailhead:N of mt gosford, W of woburn on hwy 212  1909 ft / 581 m



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