Ascent to Blue Mountain-Darlington Gap on 2007-08-13

Climber: Ben Lostracco

Date:Monday, August 13, 2007
Ascent Type:No Summit Goal
Place:Blue Mountain-Darlington Gap
    Elevation:362 m / 1190 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Day #82 Duncannon PA
Bill dropped me off at PA944 TH. Felt somewhat lazy as I climbed to Blue Mountain-Darlington gap, then a drop to hwy #850, back up to Cove Mountain with a long ridge walk (over Cove mountain and Hawks Rocks) before a steep descent to the Susquehanna River at Duncannon PA ..... nice old town ,once referred to as "the jewel of the Susquehanna".
I went to the famous/popular Doyle Hotel (Vicky & Pat), thru hiking pionneers have stayed here. To PO (Katadyn filter, maps), Pat drove me to the grocery store (generous people).
Called Rose, feeling good.

Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:244 m / 800 ft
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:244 m / 800 ft
    Distance:23.7 km / 14.7 mi
    Route:AT Day #82 nb -PA944/Duncannon hotel
    Trailhead:chez Bill & Gerry Myers/PA944  118 m / 390 ft
Descent Statistics
    Route:AT nb to cove mountain
    Trailhead:duncannon, doyle hotel (hosts vicky & pat)  

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