Ascent of Blue Mountain-Berks County High Point on 2008-12-27

Climber: Mike Waltz

Date:Saturday, December 27, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Blue Mountain-Berks County High Point
    Elevation:1680 ft / 512 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was a bushwhack of about 0.3 miles southbound from the AT, after hiking about 2 miles on the AT, southbound from the Game Commission Parking area off Route 183. There is a sign, cairn and mailbox with a logbook and info sheet inside. The info sheet is about Caleb Frantz, a recently deceased local (hiker, highpoint advocate), on one side, and the county highpointers organization on the other.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Calm, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Route:access road to AT south, bushwhack
    Start Trailhead:Rt. 183 Game Com. lot (0.3 mi. south of AT)  
Descent Statistics

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