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Ascent of Blue Mountain-Berks County High Point on 2016-05-22

Climber: PJ Anderer

Date:Sunday, May 22, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Blue Mountain-Berks County High Point
    Location:USA-Pennsylvania
    Elevation:1680 ft / 512 m

Ascent Trip Report

After picking up Round Head overlook headed back on the AT. Bushwhacked south to pick up the Caleb Frantz Memorial Trail right at a sign, which was lucky. Signed the register at the top (been a while since I signed something). Headed back on the orange trail. Trail was nicer than the AT, should have gone out on it first.
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Sign at the high point of Berks County, PA (2016-05-22). Photo by PJ Anderer.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1230 ft / 373 m
    Extra Gain:400 ft / 121 m
    Round-Trip Distance:8.5 mi / 13.7 km
    Route:AT then over to berks high point trail
    Trailhead:AT stream crossi  1250 ft / 381 m
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
Ascent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 5 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 0 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: PA AT berks

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Round Head2016-05-22250 ft / 76 m
2Blue Mountain-Berks County High Point2016-05-221230 ft / 375 m
Total Trip Gain: 1480 ft / 451 m    Total Trip Loss: 1480 ft / 451 m



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