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Now back on the main Western Brook Pond trail, we power-walked back towards the trailhead and the car, stopping only to take a few nice pictures of wildflowers growing trailside in the bogs. Unlike yesterday's mid-afternoon walk in, we saw virtually no one on the trail.
courtesy JInnes
courtesy JInnes
Blue Flag Iris
The Pitcher Plant
Crossing a limestone ridge
more Blue Flag Iris
Scenic viewing binoculars
By about 9am we were back at the trailhead, giving us lots of time to drive west on the Trail Canada to our next destination.

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Interactive Trackmap, Snug Harbour Backpack - click map to view
Snug Harbour Backpack, Day 1 - Hike Data
Start Time: 1:27p.m.
End Time: 4:34p.m.
Duration: 3h7m
Distance: 7.73 km (4.8 mi)
Average Speed: 2.5 km/hr (1.5 mph)
Start Elevation: 71ft (22m) *
Max Elevation: 184ft (56m) *
Min Elevation: 61ft (19m) *
End Elevation: 75ft (23m) *
* : +/- 75 feet
Total Elevation Gain: 217ft (66m) *
Total Elevation Loss: 210ft (64m) *
 
 
* : +/- 75 feet
Elevation Graph
Snug Harbour Backpack, Day 2 - Hike Data
Start Time: 5:09a.m.
End Time: 8:16a.m.
Duration: 3h6m
Distance: 7.8 km (4.85 mi)
Average Speed: 2.5 km/hr (1.6 mph)
Start Elevation: 121ft (37m) *
Max Elevation: 140ft (43m) *
Min Elevation: 74ft (23m) *
End Elevation: 85ft (26m) *
* : +/- 75 feet
Total Elevation Gain: 99ft (30m) *
Total Elevation Loss: 137ft (42m) *
 
 
* : +/- 75 feet
Elevation Graph
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