Ascent of Backbone Mountain on 2015-08-14
|Others in Party:||Cassidy Stinson|
Cassidy Stinson -- Trip Report or GPS Track
|Date:||Friday, August 14, 2015|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||3360 ft / 1024 m|
Ascent Trip ReportParked near the "Maryland High Point" sign beside US 219 and followed the standard route along the roadway and then trail. The route appears to be even more well-marked than in the past, with signs at critical junctions pointing the way. When we arrived at the summit a family group (parents and seven children) as well as another couple had already made it to the top.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||620 ft / 188 m|
| Trailhead:||2740 ft / 835 m|
| Quality:||3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Clear|
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