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Ascent of Backbone Mountain on 2013-03-27

Climber: Nicholas Ligon

Date:Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Backbone Mountain
    Location:USA-Maryland
    Elevation:3360 ft / 1024 m

Ascent Trip Report

Heavy snowfall in the area as I arrived in the area. Accidentally located the wrong trailhead that led to someone's property. 2 mile snowshoe for good exercise I guess! Finally found the correct trailhead. Though it isn't a long hike distance-wise, it was very difficult in regards to the steep incline while snowshoeing on a trail that nobody had been on since about 5ft of snow. Finally made it to the top and was an easy hike back down using the prints I had already made.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Snowshoes
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Windy, Partly Cloudy



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