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Ascent of Cedar Mountain on 2013-11-12

Climber: Ed Wandall

Date:Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Cedar Mountain
    Location:USA-Pennsylvania
    Elevation:2543 ft / 775 m

Ascent Trip Report

Most of the road from Rt 6 is paved, then it switches to rougher pavement at the Elk County border. Finally the last few miles are on dirt roads. It had snowed over night, so I was a bit concerned that The Great Explorer would get sketchy with her new Ford Escape, but she was a trooper. I had her park short of the sharp turn because there was a convenient pullout. DON'T do this. Go all the way to the corner. I tried to find the trail marked on the topo, and fought through snow covered laurel for 10 minutes, just to find the road that I SHOULD have parked on! Once I had the road, it was an easy 15 minutes up and back to the car.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:243 ft / 74 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Trailhead:2300 ft / 701 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground
    Weather:Cold



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