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Ascent of Lake View Hill on 2019-02-06

Climber: Ben Lostracco

Others in Party:Rose
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Lake View Hill
    Location:USA-Pennsylvania
    Elevation:1280 ft / 390 m

Ascent Trip Report


This is Day 1 of our "60 Day Winter Trip 2019" - delayed somewhat because of other priorities.
The plan is to county high point in KY, followed by AR before moving on to Texas - where after county high pointing we will pay a visit to our son Michael and his beautiful wife Celine.
I have 17 outstanding Texas County High Points - the main challenge being Chinati Peak (Presidio County).

On-route today we stopped on the side of the highway to check out this high point.
Driving westbound on I-90, Rose and I parked on the northside at 6.5 miles west of the NY/PA State Line (at a large Highway Sign "PA 531/Erie/Cleveland").
I scrambled up the steep embankment (25 yds) on the northside pf the highway and hopped over the fence to the HP at 6 yds (42.17466,-79.84537). All open woods.
Less than 10 minute stop.

"THE ONE THING THAT YOU CAN GIVE AND KEEP ...... IS YOUR WORD."
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:30 ft / 9 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.1 mi / 0.1 km
    Route:steep embankment N of I-90
    Trailhead:I-90, 6.5 miles W of PA/NY Line  1250 ft / 381 m
    Route Conditions:
Open Country
Ascent Statistics
    Time:5 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:2 Minutes



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