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LMatallanaAmazing Race  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 15, 2009
Justin Boyle HP #9, Luis Matallana HP #10
6 of 6 HPs for the weekend.
Great weekend. Time to plan for the next HP.
Posted Apr 4, 2009 9:50 am

OutdooraholicHighpoint #3  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 1, 2008


6-8 inches of snow along the trail, nice little winter hike.
Posted Dec 1, 2008 9:41 pm

Avenger2354HP #2  Sucess!


Not much to write about concerning this Highpoint. The Tower was nice, especially for my 7 year old. A lot of knats on the trail leading to the summit.
Posted Oct 21, 2008 9:18 pm

maddie77777# 15  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 18, 2008


Didn't climb the tower to see the views, but that whole area of PA is nice.
Posted Sep 20, 2008 5:44 pm

BCJ#10  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 9, 2007


Summited at about 1am.
Posted Aug 30, 2008 8:11 pm

kavakDrive up from Summit Mills  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 14, 1998


This was the third state highpoint for the day (Maryland and West Virginia earlier). Amazingly there was nobody around on the summit area.
Posted Aug 25, 2008 10:17 am

ChinigoHP #4  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 1, 2002


I (with my wife (Tracy) and son (Alex), then almost 2 yrs old) did this as part of our first family HP trip.

Yes, we did it as a drive up! There are great views from the observation tower.
Posted Aug 13, 2008 11:28 am

RedwicI Like The Observation Tower!!!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2008


I really enjoyed the views from the summit Observation Tower. I took photos at the heavily-dented, boulder-mounted U.S. Geological Society disk, as well. Nice hikes all around the area, including an interpretive section.
This was the third of seven HPs (plus Washington, D.C.) I would reach in two days' time. HP #27 for me.
Posted Aug 5, 2008 8:46 am

redmondDrive to the top  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2008
Drove to the top after a long day on the highway from NYC. Managed to get to the top right at sunset. Hiked around a bit before finding the USGS marker and climbing the tower. Great view from the top, but I think I enjoyed driving through the little villages more than the summit. After a night in a hotel headed to Backbone and Spruce Knob the next morning...with a short stop at the smallest church in the lower 48.
Posted Jul 13, 2008 7:40 pm

2skinnersHP #9  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 27, 2008


Drove to this Highpoint. I've seen much better views in my lifetime, but it is still a highpoint nonetheless. Glad to have this one done.
Posted May 31, 2008 5:10 am

StumblingBearBest Drive To  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 5, 2007


This has got to be one of the best drive-to summits. In fall the color was great and the Amish countryside made for a feel of a place back in time. We drove the full circle around the summit before returning to rat race interstate.
Posted May 19, 2008 12:40 pm

Cascade Scrambler8th HP in 3 days  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 17, 2008

Cascade Scrambler

We stood on top of Mount Davis as our 8th HP in 3 days. HP #8 for the Mrs., #10 for me.
Posted May 18, 2008 11:08 am

Zac Finley3rd HP on the day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 26, 2008

Zac Finley

Walked up on the Highpoint trail. Kinda of confusinf with different trails intersecting the trail with no markers or signs. Liked the views atop the summit tower though.
Posted Apr 22, 2008 2:33 pm

jimeganMT DAVIS  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 13, 2004


Posted Feb 7, 2008 1:11 pm

Date Climbed: Dec 27, 2005


Stopped by on our way skiing. Pretty good snow dump the night before: 1 - 2 feet blocked the trail. With snowshoes we might have made it, but no such luck.
Posted Jan 22, 2008 9:24 pm

weeds19Cold and Windy  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 27, 2001


I made the long drive over while in DC for work.
Posted Dec 24, 2007 5:35 pm

eric-grizPretty in the snow  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 1, 2001


Just realized the date of my ascent: 1/1/01! Anyway the HP pf my home state of Pennsylvania.
Posted Nov 9, 2007 9:14 pm

argothorTough one  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 21, 2001


The tough part of this is finding the back road to take you to the parking lot. From the parking lot it is just a short hike to the fire tower, and a nice view of the relatively flat, but rolling hills of central Pennsylvania.
Posted Sep 29, 2007 6:06 pm

tiogaMt Davis  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2001


Did the highpoint of my home state on a vacation trip with my parents. The only real memory I have from the mountain was getting a flat tire on the top and having to change it.
Posted Sep 15, 2007 10:13 pm

Bark EaterNice road trip  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 24, 2007

Bark Eater

A pleasant day for a road trip to western PA. A little hazy and warm, but a great day to be outside, none the less.
Posted Aug 26, 2007 4:16 pm

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