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Ascent of Mount Davis on 2013-03-30

Climber: Stephen Rigatti

Others in Party:Logan Rigatti
Date:Saturday, March 30, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Davis
    Location:USA-Pennsylvania
    Elevation:3213 ft / 979 m

Ascent Trip Report

First highpoint adventure for myself and my 3-year old son. Trip started well with a 2-hour drive to Mount Davis. Only had to turn around once due to a snow covered road that couldn't be passed. There was roughly 30" of snow on the "mountain" making the 1-mile trek from the parking area to the highpoint via the Highpoint Trail more difficult. My son absolutely loved hiking through the snow and climbing the observation tower. Great trip all around. Next highpoints planned are Delaware & WV in June.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:10 ft / 3 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Trailhead:Highpoint Picnic Area  3203 ft / 976 m
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Snow on Ground
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:30 Minutes



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