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Ascent of Shade Mountain on 2011-11-06

Climber: Richard Oestreicher

Date:Sunday, November 6, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Shade Mountain
    Location:USA-Pennsylvania
    Elevation:2228 ft / 679 m

Ascent Trip Report

For excellent driving instructions to this isolated spot see Mike Schwartz' trip report on the County High Point web site. After the long drive on gravel forest roads, the result was a bit underwhelming: a flat forested top with remnants of the foundation of a fire tower and a very short walk down a grassy path and a 100 foot bush whack slightly north of the path to some rocks surrounded by underbrush and small trees. Sometimes that's what high pointing is about.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:15 ft / 4 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:15 ft / 4 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Start Trailhead:2213 ft / 674 m
    Time:6 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Time:6 Minutes



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