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Ascent of Clinton County High Point on 2011-04-21

Climber: Richard Oestreicher

Date:Thursday, April 21, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Clinton County High Point
    Location:USA-Pennsylvania
    Elevation:2375 ft / 723 m

Ascent Trip Report

I took PA. 144 North from Moshannon. At slightly over 17 mi. (and slightly beyond where previous high pointers apparently began ascent) I took a sharp left on Jews Run Rd. In 0.8 mi. there's a cleared slope on the left where I parked at a stone barrier a couple of hundred feet in from the road. At the top of the slope look for a partially overgrown track on the left. Using my GPS I was able to follow the meandering track to within 250 feet of the high point, shortening the unpleasant bushwhack through heavy brush at the end.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:183 ft / 55 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.3 km
    Route Conditions:
Bushwhack
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:183 ft / 55 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Trailhead:2192 ft / 668 m
    Time Up:16 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Time Down:10 Minutes



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