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Ascent of Ritchey Knob on 2012-09-09

Climber: Richard Oestreicher

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, September 9, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Ritchey Knob
    Location:USA-Pennsylvania
    Elevation:873 m / 2865 ft

Ascent Trip Report

I parked next to the locked gate of the access road to the AT & T tower just off Pa. 164. The road goes up to the tower at just over 2600 feet. Immediately behind the tower is a good quality trail that goes to within 75 yards of the hp coordinates. Mostly wooded but some views through the trees.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:211 m / 690 ft
    Distance:4.5 km / 2.8 mi
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:211 m / 690 ft
    Distance:2.2 km / 1.4 mi
    Trailhead:rt. 164  662 m / 2175 ft
    Time Up:38 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Distance:2.2 km / 1.4 mi
    Time Down:27 Minutes



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