Ascent of Mine Mountain on 2009-01-07
|Date:||Wednesday, January 7, 2009|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Location:||USA-New Jersey|
| Elevation:||860 ft / 262 m|
Ascent Trip ReportBagging this highpoint was trivial, Once I found the proper drive. I followed directions found at COHP.org.. I attempted this highpoint because I was "rained out' at work, and had the day, however, it was raining. (It was freezing rain in Sonmerset County, however, and the trip when I arrived became a bit dicey. This highpoint may not be available soon, as the access seems to be the driveway of a home presently being built (One of the reasons I chose it today). I ascended the shor5t gravel drive with my car, as no one was around, and nothing was posted, and pulled off to the right just before the locked gate. I enetered the woods, and soon found thwe highest ground - a rock with a cairn built atop of it. I recorded it on my GPS, and took a pic.
|Summary Total Data|
| Quality:||1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Weather:||Raining, Cold, Breezy|
freezing rain, ice on ground
| Route:||walked about 200 feet from my car|
| Start Trailhead:||gravel drive off ClaremontRd; close to highpoint |
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