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Ascent of Cambria County High Point on 2011-11-12

Climber: Ed Wandall

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, November 12, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Cambria County High Point
    Location:USA-Pennsylvania
    Elevation:2862 ft / 872 m

Ascent Trip Report

The trip report by Richard Oestreicher is a good one. I took my GPS and it showed 1.82 miles round trip from the gate. I went in the weekend before deer season, so the only guns I heard were from the range to the south. However, I highly suggest wearing bright orange anytime near hunting season in these parts!

There was no cairn that I could see. Yow will have to follow the grass 'road' shown on the map, but you can cut off directly to the west right around a bird house on the left side of the trail. Head west to the crest and walk the ridge crest until you hit the high point.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:202 ft / 61 m
    Extra Gain:50 ft / 15 m
    Route:Grass road
    Trailhead:2nd Gate  2760 ft / 841 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Bushwhack
Ascent Statistics
    Time:15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:15 Minutes



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