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Ascent of Blue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point on 2008-11-01

Climber: Jay Kell

Others in Party:kids ages 6
7
10 and 12.
Date:Saturday, November 1, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Blue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point
    Location:USA-Pennsylvania
    Elevation:1674 ft / 510 m

Ascent Trip Report

Great hike and views from the rocky ridge at the peak. Hiked with my kids, ages 6,7,10 and 12 - Had to assist my 6 year old on the scramble of the trail to the ridge peak. Nice little hut at the top - my kids thought it was in bad shape but for an AT hiker it would be a nice little find.

At back of Dresher road loop, go left into blue trail and drive as far as you can. I parked at area being cleared for new houses. The just hike up Blue trail and turn Right on AT, go slightly past peak and find slight trail through trees to rocks below the hut.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1034 ft / 315 m
    Route:AT Blue to AT
    Trailhead:AT Blue trailhead off Dresher road  640 ft / 195 m
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 



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