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Ascent of Mine Mountain on 2009-01-07

Climber: Mike Waltz

Date:Wednesday, January 7, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mine Mountain
    Location:USA-New Jersey
    Elevation:860 ft / 262 m

Ascent Trip Report

Bagging this highpoint was trivial, Once I found the proper drive. I followed directions found at COHP.org.. I attempted this highpoint because I was "rained out' at work, and had the day, however, it was raining. (It was freezing rain in Sonmerset County, however, and the trip when I arrived became a bit dicey. This highpoint may not be available soon, as the access seems to be the driveway of a home presently being built (One of the reasons I chose it today). I ascended the shor5t gravel drive with my car, as no one was around, and nothing was posted, and pulled off to the right just before the locked gate. I enetered the woods, and soon found thwe highest ground - a rock with a cairn built atop of it. I recorded it on my GPS, and took a pic.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Weather:Raining, Cold, Breezy
freezing rain, ice on ground
Ascent Statistics
    Route:walked about 200 feet from my car
    Trailhead:gravel drive off ClaremontRd; close to highpoint  
Descent Statistics



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