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Ascent of Laurel Hill-Radio Tower on 2013-06-14

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Friday, June 14, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Laurel Hill-Radio Tower
    Location:USA-Pennsylvania
    Elevation:2980 ft / 908 m

Ascent Trip Report

I parked at 476 Sheets Rd and hiked up a wide well graded roadway, found homeowner doing yard work who invited me to continue on to the height via drive's now old trail continuing to within feet of Radio Tower Peak. On my way back, we talked about hiking and he told me about his home's possibly, maybe highest home views in PA. He offered an invitation to county highpointers to reasonably park at his driveway's end for this summit's access. I've included a GPS track & waypoints in my report on Laurel Hill.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:130 ft / 40 m
    Elevation Loss:130 ft / 40 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.2 km
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:130 ft / 40 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Route:Driveway & Tower Trail
    Trailhead:476 Sheets Rd  2850 ft / 868 m
    Time Up:12 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:130 ft / 40 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Route:Tower Trail & Driveway
    Trailhead:476 Sheets Rd  2850 ft / 868 m
    Time Down:20 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Laurel Hill

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Laurel Hill2013-06-14 a
2Laurel Hill Fire Towers2013-06-14 b
3Laurel Hill-Radio Tower2013-06-14 c



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