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Ascent of Laurel Hill Fire Towers on 2012-08-17

Climber: Don Raether

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Friday, August 17, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Bus
Peak:Laurel Hill Fire Towers
    Location:USA-Pennsylvania
    Elevation:2960 ft / 902 m

Ascent Trip Report

Ihuked the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail to within 350' of the tower and then walked up through the trees to it. There's a cabin next to the tower. The road apparrently goes right to it.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:260 ft / 80 m
    Distance:3.2 mi / 5.1 km
    Route:LHHT
    Trailhead:Trailhead off Hwy 31  2700 ft / 822 m
    Grade/Class:1
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Calm, Low Clouds



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