Pole Steeple Climber's Log

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islandborn11 - Jun 27, 2020 11:16 am Date Climbed: Jun 14, 2020

Solid loop train, excellent view at summit.  Sucess!

Enjoyed a relatively early start with mostly fisherman from the lake area and then a healthy stint on the AT before looping back around on the main park road for two miles. Definitely got hot in the afternoon, after most of the incline gain. Would totally come back here.


wildfam - Sep 12, 2019 5:59 pm Date Climbed: May 18, 2019

Appalachian Trail Section

Great view. Took the blue blaze over


hightinerary - Apr 17, 2019 1:32 pm Date Climbed: Apr 17, 2019

Steeplebrace  Sucess!

A fun scramble, but very short, so I did it twice.


themtns - Sep 29, 2011 3:18 am Date Climbed: Mar 12, 2011

Pole Steeple  Sucess!

First time up, took the AT until it intersected with the Pole Steeple Trail. The second time, just walked up from Laurel Lake.

Buz Groshong

Buz Groshong - Jun 10, 2011 11:44 am

Various circuits

Done it a number of times on various circuit hikes; usually ended up with a swim in Fuller Lake followed by dinner at General Pickett's buffet in Gettysburg.


TrailtrekerNJ - May 10, 2011 4:38 pm Date Climbed: Sep 18, 2009

Highpoints of Life  Sucess!

Just catching up to logging "summits" after seeing recomended sites to visit.
Part of a highpointing adventure through PA with TrailtrekerDawg.


tioga - Mar 29, 2010 8:57 am Date Climbed: Mar 27, 2010

Along the AT  Sucess!

Started at Fuller Lake and took the AT up. Looped around Laurel to finish back at Fuller Lake. A nice day to be out with my wife.

mgibbons19 - May 31, 2009 5:14 pm

Beautiful walk up

We climbed this in the fall of 2008. It's got a great walk up which we did with the kids and we did some scrambling on the face. Everybody had fun


Hotoven - Apr 20, 2009 3:37 pm Date Climbed: Jul 16, 1997

Fun for a Kid  Sucess!

I was young when I did this and found it extremely fun. Saw a rattle snake at the top and had a good view of the lake as well. I have done this hike around 3 or 4 times total.


silversummit - Jan 5, 2009 9:55 pm

Well worth a side trip!

Did this one with a friend several years ago while waiting for a group to return from the AT.

Cascade Scrambler

Cascade Scrambler - May 22, 2008 6:55 pm Date Climbed: May 22, 2008

Great views of Pine Grove Furnace State Park  Sucess!

Again, beautiful scenery, just like the rest of the area. Amazing views from the top of the Steeple. The shorter (eastern?) point is bolted at the top. Awfully windy up there today, but totally worth it!

Rob Jones

Rob Jones - Jan 23, 2006 8:34 am

Route Climbed: Pole Steeple Date Climbed: Jan 23 2006  Sucess!

Took wife and three kids! 8,5,3

Nice day for a walk!

Rob Jones

Rob Jones - May 13, 2005 10:00 am

Route Climbed: Pole Steeple Date Climbed: 5-12-2005  Sucess!

Went solo. Classify this one as a 'nice walk' Looks like the crag would be fun for top rope or trad. Very clear evening. nice views. nice breeze. Time from the parking area to the summit: 20 minutes 30 seconds. observed only 4 other humans in the area. two at the summit that left after i arrived and two on the way up while i was on the way down. peaceful head clearing place. good vibes. mostly clean - not to much trash.


sweetclimb - Dec 28, 2004 3:39 pm

Route Climbed: Pole Steeple Trail Date Climbed: December 27, 2004  Sucess!

Chilly morning and great hike with good friends. Wonderful view from top on the clear day. Had tons of fun on trail with makeshift tree bouncy majigger.


mtwashingtonmonroe - Dec 27, 2004 10:55 pm

Route Climbed: Pole Steeple Trail Date Climbed: December 27, 2004  Sucess!

Climbed with four others on a very cold and windy day until noon. Crystal clear though and a wonderful day with my friends as well as my new digi camera!


hgrapid - Dec 16, 2004 2:18 pm

Route Climbed: Pole Steeple Trail Date Climbed: September 2001  Sucess!

Our cross-country coach took the entire team up the mountain. Gotta say it was a pretty nice view. I didn't know that Pole Steeple was what I climbed until this site was put onto SP, but I am pretty sure this was the mountain we climbed.


CharlesD - Dec 16, 2004 9:55 am

Route Climbed: AT (NOBO) Date Climbed: March 23, 2003  Sucess!

Nice view after a ~half mile detour from the Trail. View is good but not as good as Mt. Minsi or the Pinnacle. A nice vista after two days of slogging through rocks and mud. Beautiful day!


mtwashingtonmonroe - Dec 15, 2004 8:53 pm

Route Climbed: Pole Steeple Trail Date Climbed: December 14, 2004  Sucess!

Very nice short little hike. View rival The Pinnacle but aren't as far. Great place!

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