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Ascent of Backbone Mountain on 2010-10-09

Climber: Richard Oestreicher

Date:Saturday, October 9, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Backbone Mountain
    Location:USA-Maryland
    Elevation:3360 ft / 1024 m

Ascent Trip Report

Followed previous trip reports. As others have mentioned, you need to look closely for the Maryland High Point sign at the trailhead. We drove about 0.2 mile up the forest road to a parking spot--could have gone farther but it was a pleasant morning for a walk with beautiful fall foliage.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:590 ft / 179 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.4 mi / 3.9 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:590 ft / 179 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
    Start Trailhead:2770 ft / 844 m
    Time:30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
    Time:20 Minutes



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