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Ascent of Red Rock Mountain-West Slope on 2011-07-23

Climber: Ed Wandall

Date:Saturday, July 23, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Red Rock Mountain-West Slope
    Location:USA-Pennsylvania
    Elevation:2420 ft / 737 m

Ascent Trip Report

Caught this on the way back from hiking the Falls Trail in Ricketts Glen State Park. Blazing hot day, parked at the Shale Pit, headed up the service road. Went past the fire tower (closed) and followed a small trail in the southwest of the clearing. After about 50 yards it came to a concrete monument, maybe a foot off the ground and 8 inches square. This is the tri-county marker and the high point.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:164 ft / 49 m
    Route:Service Road
    Trailhead:Shale Pit  2256 ft / 687 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Nearly 100 degrees.



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