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Ascent of Quamby Bluff on 2018-01-15

Climber: Lisa Barboza

Date:Monday, January 15, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Quamby Bluff
    Location:Australia-Tasmania
    Elevation:4032 ft / 1228 m

Ascent Trip Report

A well signed track up this imposimg dolerite pile. Trail is mostly in forest, with a few crossings of talus blocks. The route goes at Class 2, is about 2.2 miles and 1500 feet of gain.
The top plateau is covered with Genus Riches (tea tree) varieties and when we were there the summit plateau was occupied by millions of bees gathering nectar from the abundant flowers.

From the top we could see Bass Straight, off to the Northeast.

On this day, we had good weather with light winds.

All in all, an enjoyable and worthwhile climb.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1591 ft / 484 m
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1591 ft / 484 m
    Distance:2.9 mi / 4.6 km
    Start Trailhead:2441 ft / 744 m
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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