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Ascent of Backbone Mountain on 2012-08-11

Climber: Matt Gurreri

Others in Party:Lea Burns
Date:Saturday, August 11, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Backbone Mountain
    Location:USA-Maryland
    Elevation:3360 ft / 1024 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started at trailhead on 219, nice trail, well maintained. Relatively easy hike to the top and good views from the peak. Able to walk between MD and WV near peak, got a picture with sign at top and a state boundary marker near top. Picnic table and area to sit at peak as well.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:700 ft / 214 m
    Elevation Loss:700 ft / 214 m
    Distance:2.2 mi / 3.5 km
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Hot, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:700 ft / 214 m
    Distance:1.1 mi / 1.8 km
    Route:Trail from 219
    Trailhead:219 at MD highpoint sign  2660 ft / 810 m
    Time Up:40 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:700 ft / 214 m
    Distance:1.1 mi / 1.8 km
    Route:Trail from peak
    Trailhead:219 at MD highpoint sign  2660 ft / 810 m
    Time Down:30 Minutes



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