Ascent of Blue Mountain-Berks County High Point on 2008-12-27
|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 ReportThis 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.
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| 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|
| Route:||access road to AT south, bushwhack|
| Start Trailhead:||Rt. 183 Game Com. lot (0.3 mi. south of AT) |
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