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Mont Jacques-Cartier  Quebec   #158
Ranges: North America Ranges / Appalachian Mountains / Chic Choc Mountains / McGerrigle Range

Height: 1268 m -> 4160 feet
Prominence?: 1078 m  
Line Parent?: Sugarloaf Mountain (550.0 km away, at bearing 219 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Washington (664.0 km away)

Location:   48.98833,-65.94806     48:59:18, -65:56:53   20U 284334 5430347 (27 km S of Marsoui). NTS Mapsheet: 022.A.13   AreaCode: EG85/JJ84
Mont Jacques-Cartier from the west
This peak is #10 on the Height List for Quebec . This peak is #2 in Prominence List for Quebec .Located in the Gaspésie national park in the Chic Choc Mountains. Mont Jacques-Cartier is is the highest mountain in southeastern Canada. The summit area is above the tree line. There is a stone observation tower just south of the highpoint. A busy, well-maintained trail reaches the summit from the northeast. Climbing on this peak is only allowed during the summer month to protect the woodland caribou. In 2014, access is from 10AM to 4 PM June 24 to September 30 only.

Name Notes: Named for the French explorer who claimed the continent for France in 1534.

Route Summaries exist for this mountain, but are only available to paid members.

Trip Reports within 1 km
84 2014.06.26 Mont Jacques-Cartier from the west Robin Tivy

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24 Mont Jacques-Cartier from the west Robin Tivy