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Ascent of Tuscarora Mountain on 2011-07-18

Climber: Jason Potkay

Date:Monday, July 18, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Summit:Car
Peak:Tuscarora Mountain
    Location:USA-Pennsylvania
    Elevation:2458 ft / 749 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was a simple drive-up. Tower Rd is a gravel road and as of 7/18/2011 is easily passable by any vehicle. At the far end of the loop on Tower Rd is the HP area. 20 yards east of the HP is one of the best overlooks (that I have been to) in the region. From the overlook one can look north up Path Valley, acorss the valley to Kittatinny Mountain and further east to Parnell Knob (Parnell Knob dominates the landscape driving west out of Chambersburg) at the southern end of Front Mountain.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Tower Rd
Descent Statistics



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