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Ascent of Herman Point on 2011-08-02

Climber: Dennis Stewart

Date:Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Herman Point
    Location:USA-Pennsylvania
    Elevation:3034 ft / 924 m

Ascent Trip Report

As far as I can determine, Herman Point is the 5th highest named summit point in Pennsylvania. The road to the summit is paved, but it is blocked by a locked gate 1/2 mile from the top. The topographic map shows the highest point to be just west of the first group of summit communication towers. My GPS lead me a quarter mile north across the summit ridgeline to reach the summit coordinates, but I could not determined if I was any higher. I had to hike through a land of thick, high ferns. It was actually quite pretty, but it was not easy travel. No summit vistas are available anywhere due to the thick forest on top.
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