Backbone Mountain Climber's Log

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themnkid - Oct 24, 2018 4:21 pm Date Climbed: Oct 18, 2018

MD Trip  Sucess!

Hiked up the well marked trail.


marciamallow - May 26, 2018 12:51 pm Date Climbed: Apr 14, 2010

HP #2  Sucess!

Nice hike through woods...I remember somebody dumped several deer carcasses there and the smell was horrendous


Kristalea - Apr 17, 2018 12:51 pm Date Climbed: May 27, 2017

Highpoint #6  Sucess!

Liked the little hike up to Hoye-Crest. Very peaceful.

HikerHel - Mar 31, 2018 1:05 pm Date Climbed: May 28, 2017

Highpoint #6  Sucess!

Memorial Day roadtrip ... mission was to check off 3 highpoints ... PA, MD, and WV.


wannabepeakbagger - Oct 28, 2017 12:29 am Date Climbed: Oct 27, 2017

Nice Day  Sucess!

I was the 2nd person of the day to sign the register. Trail is very easy to find, thanks to the efforts of the Highpointers club folks.


Walkoutnow - Oct 8, 2017 5:51 pm Date Climbed: Oct 7, 2017

HP #24  Sucess!

2nd of three this day. (with PA and WV). It was nice to get out and work up a sweat with a fast pace after driving for a while. Not much in the way of views, except a window to the south. The drive down though, from PA, was beautiful this time of year. Must have passed up 20 or so photo opps. Stopped and took a few, but had to get down to WV before dark.


AirborneBuff - Jun 12, 2017 2:56 pm Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2016

Roadtrip Stop  Sucess!

Brian set the KOM on Strava for the run up


punchline - Apr 2, 2017 5:25 pm Date Climbed: Mar 30, 2017

HP #47  Sucess!

Ditto previous post - a bit of bushwacking at the end. Nice day with great views.


Bkoziol3 - Dec 25, 2016 3:16 pm Date Climbed: Nov 27, 2016

Passing through  Sucess!

Short little thing. Took a minute to find the trail, which is mostly a logging trail with HP's spray painted on trees. Nice views up high!


whatdoIknow - Aug 13, 2016 11:43 pm Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2016

nice short hike   Sucess!

The guide books drawings of the route is disproportionate. The alternative leg towards the state marker 3 is a tiny short thing and it comes right before the summit.


larvitar - Jun 8, 2016 9:55 am Date Climbed: May 2, 2016

Larvitour Stop #2  Sucess!

Climbed this one after doing Mt. Davis earlier in the day. The approaches couldn't be more different: Mt. Davis was flat as a pancake, but this one was uphill all the way. Nice views from the summit--I'm glad I made it up here before the leaves came out.

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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...

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