Backbone Mountain Climber's Log

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Bigmike61 - Jul 2, 2020 5:39 am Date Climbed: Jun 26, 2020

Mike and Ben  Sucess!

Beautiful day to hike

travelingronman - Mar 15, 2020 10:28 am Date Climbed: Mar 11, 2020

bad weather

very rainy and no view but was able to summit it

tsbocook - Jan 6, 2020 9:45 am Date Climbed: Apr 6, 2019

HP #10  Sucess!

This is a pleasant climb, parking is a little iffy


chasesax - Aug 12, 2019 12:39 pm Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2019

HP #2  Sucess!

A surprisingly decent little hike! Maybe about 30 minutes from the trailhead. Decent grade up the hike (given the modest altitude for a high point). The views from the clearings at the top of the mountain/hill are well worth it. High pointers be sure to sign the log up there! Weather was perfect in August.


mgriffis - Feb 12, 2019 3:09 pm Date Climbed: Oct 13, 2018

HP #18  Sucess!

Beautiful fall afternoon; clear trail with some mud


KellyGoat - Jan 16, 2019 7:58 pm Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2018

Worlds Largest Cairn  Sucess!

A lovely hike to a breathtaking view. Placed a rock on what is the largest cairn I have ever seen.


radbb - Dec 26, 2018 5:02 pm Date Climbed: Dec 26, 2018

Parking area and Trail covered in Ice and Snow  Sucess!

2/3 HP's today. Sunny and calm conditions. 20deg F. Parking area was completely snow and ice covered. The trail up was a bit dicey. 6-12" of snow and packed ice conditions. The trail is well marked and well blazed. Beautiful view at the top, bright sunshine... In the sign in register, the previous guy left a cliff bar (nice gesture). I was starving and thirsty but did not take it...


Wallylongridge - Nov 24, 2018 9:54 am Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2018

HP # 17  Sucess!

Mt Davis, Backbone Mtn and Spruce Knob day.


billydheyhey - Nov 16, 2018 2:09 pm Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2017

HP #26!  Sucess!

Deceivingly tough for a small hike. There is 1 section at the summit with awesome tunnel like views through a set of trees.


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.

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