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Ascent of Backbone Mountain on 2013-04-30

Climber: Richard Oestreicher

Date:Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Backbone Mountain
    Location:USA-West Virginia
    Elevation:3662 ft / 1116 m

Ascent Trip Report

Except for a few feet of wandering to find the high spot, a drive up. About 5 mi. south of Thomas on 219 a small track heads off to the left to an abandoned building and some sort of derelict tower facility. The highest spot looked like a dirt mound next to the concrete bldg. but it's probably man made. If you are super compulsive you'll have to find a way over or around the rear fence because if the small mound is man made the highest spot is a few feet behind the fence.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:6 ft / 1 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0 mi / 0.1 km
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:6 ft / 1 m
    Distance:0 mi / 0.1 km
    Start Trailhead:3656 ft / 1114 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:0 mi / 0 km



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