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Ascent of Laurel Hill-Radio Tower on 2018-08-31

Climber: Tom Layton

Date:Friday, August 31, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Laurel Hill-Radio Tower
    Location:USA-Pennsylvania
    Elevation:2980 ft / 908 m

Ascent Trip Report

Set your GPS for Alpine Heights Road, Champion PA. The road turns from pavement to gravel but is driveable all the way to a couple of communications towers. Head east from the uphill tower, cross an overgrown right-of-way (pipeline? power line?), and make your way through the woods to the top of the hill.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:40 ft / 12 m
    Total Elevation Loss:40 ft / 12 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.8 mi / 1.3 km
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:40 ft / 12 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Start Trailhead:Alpine Heights Road  2940 ft / 896 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:40 ft / 12 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    End Trailhead:2940 ft / 896 m



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