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Ascent of Big Knob on 2015-11-11

Climber: Wayne Snyder

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Big Knob
    Location:USA-Pennsylvania
    Elevation:1383 ft / 421 m

Ascent Trip Report

I used the following address to get to the trailhead.

615 Big Knob Road
Rochester, PA 15074

I parked on the north side of the road right where Mellon Drive starts on the south side. I walked up the hill to the top thought the trees. With all the leaves off the trees this was really easy (expect for the steeper parts had all the leaves making them slick). The high point is very easy to find and there are no views from the top. It took 12 minutes to go up and back down to the car.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:183 ft / 55 m
    Trailhead:1200 ft / 365 m
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Bushwhack
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Partly Cloudy



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