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Ascent of Cambria County High Point on 2011-11-12

Climber: Ed Wandall

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, November 12, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Cambria County High Point
    Location:USA-Pennsylvania
    Elevation:2862 ft / 872 m

Ascent Trip Report

The trip report by Richard Oestreicher is a good one. I took my GPS and it showed 1.82 miles round trip from the gate. I went in the weekend before deer season, so the only guns I heard were from the range to the south. However, I highly suggest wearing bright orange anytime near hunting season in these parts!

There was no cairn that I could see. Yow will have to follow the grass 'road' shown on the map, but you can cut off directly to the west right around a bird house on the left side of the trail. Head west to the crest and walk the ridge crest until you hit the high point.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:202 ft / 61 m
    Extra Gain:50 ft / 15 m
    Route:Grass road
    Trailhead:2nd Gate  2760 ft / 841 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Bushwhack
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:15 Minutes



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