Backbone Mountain Climber's Log

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jakegarber - May 9, 2016 7:48 pm Date Climbed: Mar 10, 2014

Jog through snow  Sucess!

Jogged up through the snow while wife and kid explored the tiny church nearby

joseyinnet

joseyinnet - Apr 22, 2016 10:04 pm Date Climbed: Apr 16, 2016

Walk in the woods  Sucess!

Really beautiful day for walking through the woods. State HP #28

silversummit

silversummit - Oct 21, 2015 10:57 pm Date Climbed: Oct 21, 2015

Great short hike!  Sucess!

Another life-long Maryland resident and hiker who had never been here before; short strenuous hike on a gorgeous fall day! Pretty sure we were the only hikers to sign the High Point log today...Might be fun to try this one again in the snow!

AliMc929

AliMc929 - Jul 26, 2015 6:09 pm Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2015

HP #7  Sucess!

My boyfriend and I were in the area, so we decided to climb it. We had a nice hike up to the summit and met another highpointer along the way. This was my 7th highpoint and my boyfriend's 3rd.

JRaphaelson

JRaphaelson - Mar 8, 2015 11:40 pm Date Climbed: Mar 7, 2014

Winter   Sucess!

Only people to hike it in the winter according to the summit log. We had to bare boot through a foot of mostly consolidated snow.

siekkid

siekkid - Jan 7, 2015 12:23 pm Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2014

State HP #19  Sucess!

Hiked to top with Kate, and had the entire place to ourselves. Great hike, and nice marker at the top.

GlennD

GlennD - Dec 21, 2014 10:08 pm Date Climbed: Dec 21, 2014

HP #14  Sucess!

Third highpoint of XC drive from CA to ME. Nice walk through snow/ice encrusted trees to the summit.

VanProosdy

VanProosdy - Aug 25, 2014 11:41 am Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2014

HP #7  Sucess!

A fun hike off the beaten path and had the top to ourselves to watch some rain clouds roll in. Made for a great experience on a great high point!

huskertriguy

huskertriguy - Jul 20, 2014 3:00 pm Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2014

#37  Sucess!

Another one where I could not find the benchmark.

The day had gotten sunnier by this point and the hike was short and fun. I did not see a soul on the trail. Loved the views from on top. Nicely developed area at the highpoint.

On my way from Mt. Davis, on way to Spruce Knob...

McCannster

McCannster - May 19, 2014 4:41 pm Date Climbed: May 12, 2014

# 28  Sucess!

Did the semi-illegal way by driving up to the crest, parked, and hiked about .2 miles to the top. Nice views. Drive through WV was very nice afterwards. Definitely take the time to check out the church near the TH.

Andrew Rankine

Andrew Rankine - Apr 16, 2014 8:38 pm Date Climbed: Apr 16, 2014

Snow on ground  Sucess!

Freak snowstorm came in the previous day, so the dirt road from 219 was surprisingly muddy and had a couple big ditches. Walked from 219 to summit, 4.1 km total.

iamrwood

iamrwood - Jan 12, 2014 10:51 pm Date Climbed: Jun 3, 2013

Number 2 On The Day  Sucess!

Hiked up from the West Virginia side of the Mountain after driving up from Spruce Knob in Virginia. High point number two on the day with Dad. Spent a while on the top looking for the USGS marker. Dad even looked it up on his geocaching website to no avail. Decided we couldn't search for too long as we were headed north to Pennsylvania and wanted to beat the sun.

Adam Doc Fox

Adam Doc Fox - Jan 10, 2014 7:35 pm Date Climbed: Mar 29, 2013

A Pioneer's Gaze  Sucess!

Staring into the smoking stacks of West Virginia...

bmhiker

bmhiker - Dec 29, 2013 9:32 am Date Climbed: Dec 28, 2013

Hiking  Sucess!

Great Hike!!

Woodswalker

Woodswalker - Nov 14, 2013 8:16 am Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2005

Backbone Mountain  Sucess!

Nice part of Maryland.

jamesglaze - Oct 16, 2013 10:10 pm Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2013

HP No. 17  Sucess!

Made this one as No. 2 of 3 (West Virginia, Pennsylvania). Summited with my wife (No. 10) who hiked into Maryland as her first time in the state. Steep trail and some mud. Nice views into Maryland from the ridge.

jgreeneruns

jgreeneruns - Aug 6, 2013 9:27 am Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2013

First HP!  Sucess!

Stopped here on the way to our family vacation in WV. It was a great hike to stretch the legs.
Getting to the trailhead was very easy. We followed our GPS, and there was a sign redirecting us off of the private property to the actual trailhead.

BadgerSummitSeeker

BadgerSummitSeeker - Jul 28, 2013 12:02 am Date Climbed: May 28, 2013

State High Point # 28  Sucess!

Hiked up this one with 2 of my daughters. It was quite a hike for them as the trail rises about 1000' from the TH. We enjoyed resting at the picnic table up at the top. Beautiful views looking North from just before the HP. We camped at Blackwater Falls and enjoyed travelling around the area. Stopped at Swallowtail Falls SP also.

jeffh25

jeffh25 - Jul 18, 2013 10:58 am Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2013

HP # 37  Sucess!

Nice little hike and a well marked trail. Watched rain coming in across the mountains until it hit us as we headed down. That and I almost stepped on the highest snake in Maryland...

THalky

THalky - Jun 8, 2013 6:25 pm Date Climbed: Jun 1, 2013

#17  Sucess!

Nice summit location. Bench and climbers log put there by highpointers.org

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