Ascent of Backbone Mountain on 2011-10-15
|Date:||Saturday, October 15, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||3360 ft / 1024 m|
Ascent Trip ReportHad some trouble actually finding the correct to the way to the high point. When travelling down the route, one will see a state posted sign stating "MD High point" with an arrow. Pull over soon after this sign and you will note a dirt logging road with a low hanging chain. This is where you begin. Further up the trail you will see a red sign with white lettering indicating which direction the high point is in.
The actual trail was short and had mild ascent. It was a clear, cool day and it was near sunset when we made our ascent. The view was great and the trail well-marked and well maintained. The trail itself is rather unremarkable and the hike fairly mild, however, you are rewarded with a good view.
|Summary Total Data|
| Quality:||6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Open Country|
| Weather:||Cool, Calm, Clear|
| Time Up:||0 Hours 40 Minutes|
| Time Down:||0 Hours 30 Minutes|
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