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Ascent of Backbone Mountain on 2006-05-06

Climber: Jon Brennan

Others in Party:Patty Brennan
Date:Saturday, May 6, 2006
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Backbone Mountain
    Location:USA-Maryland
    Elevation:3360 ft / 1024 m

Ascent Trip Report

Arrived at US 219 S Trailhead around 7:15 PM. Parked car on side of road and began following blazed trail up to summit. Can be a bit confusing for beginners not familiar with blazed paths. Summited around 7:45 PM and then descended half way back to get second hiker who was lagging behind. Summited again around 8:15 PM and after taking a few pictures, quickly descending back to vehicle around dusk.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:675 ft / 205 m
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear
54F
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:675 ft / 205 m
    Distance:1.1 mi / 1.8 km
    Route:Blazed Trail
    Start Trailhead:US Route 219  2685 ft / 818 m
    Time:35 Minutes
Descent Statistics



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