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Ascent of East Big Flat Ridge on 2011-03-04

Climber: Richard Oestreicher

Date:Friday, March 4, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:East Big Flat Ridge
    Location:USA-Pennsylvania
    Elevation:2060 ft / 627 m

Ascent Trip Report

From US 30 take Pa 233 7 mi. north to Shippensburg Road. A mile and a half up Shippensburg Rd. gets you to the crest. There are two gated roads there. The higher one is clearly marked "Private Road, No Trespassing. The second, a few yards down, appears to be on public land. From the locked gate it's less than a quarter mile to a microwave tower. Just behind the tower climb over some construction debris and find a use path that heads to the high point area. I suspect the high point is on private property. All along the gravel road to the microwave tower, no trespassing signs were clearly visible in the woods uphill from the road. I did not see any signs on the path, but I suspect that the high point is at least 100 feet over the property line.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:75 ft / 22 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:75 ft / 22 m
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Trailhead:1985 ft / 605 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km



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