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Ascent of Backbone Mountain on 2019-09-22

Climber: Winnette Butler

Others in Party:Patricia Arredondo
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, September 22, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Backbone Mountain
    Location:USA-Maryland
    Elevation:3360 ft / 1024 m

Ascent Trip Report

Maryland State Highpoint. Parked on the road and hiked up trail. It was a little tricky finding the trailhead, but the trail is clearly marked with big signs all the way up, including the MD/WV marker turnoff. Lots of trees on top, but still has a view. Large sign on top, as well as a large cairn and a mailbox with a register inside. Prettyhike with the leaves just starting to turn color.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:770 ft / 234 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:770 ft / 234 m
    Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Start Trailhead:2590 ft / 789 m
Descent Statistics



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