Ascent of Backbone Mountain on 2019-05-16
|Date:||Thursday, May 16, 2019|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||3360 ft / 1024 m|
Ascent Trip ReportWV, MD, PA highpoint trifecta
05:00 AM depart Fairmont, WV
07:30 AM Spruce Knob, WV 900 Ft walk to observation tower
07:45 AM Drive to Backbone trailhead on WV 219
09:25 AM Backbone, MD 0.7 mi hike to summit.
09:45 AM Backbone, MD high point. Large summit cairn, sign, and mailbox register. Short spur to MD/WV boundary marker #3
10:00 AM drive to Mt. Davis, PA trailhead
11:20 AM Mt. Davis, PA trail, 1.0 mile to summit
11:45 AM Mt. Davis, PA summit. Tourist markers, observation tower platform. Benchmark disk at top of pointy rock marking the highpoint.
12:05 PM drive to PIT airport
14:15 PIT airport
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