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My name is Bruce Marshall, I’ve been a member off and on since about 1991

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MARYLAND

Backbone Mountain

3,360 feet (NAVD88)

 

WHO - Any Happy Hikers

 

WHAT - Height Rank # 32

          Difficulty Rank # 22

 

DIFFICULTY # Level 1 - EASY walk-up/hiking

 

WHEN - Optimum Time - when the weather is decent

 

WHERE - Latitude - 39 deg. 09 min.    

              Longitude - 79 deg. 34 min.

 

Wikipedia Link - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Backbone_Mountain

 

 

WHY - GET INVOLVED WITH APEXCHALLENGE 2019

Less Crowded than National Parks

A compelling Bucket List item

Other things to see in the Vicinity - Smallest Church in the 48 States in nearby Silver Lake, West Virginia

 

Always Leave the HP better than it was found

 

These places can be:

 

FABULOUS FUN FILLED FAMILY FITNESS FINDS

 

For most people:

 

SUMMITS ARE SPECIAL SERENE & SERENDIPITOUS SPOTS TO SURVEY SURROUNDINGS

 

HOW - No specialized gear required.

 

COMMENTS:  The Pennsylvania & West Virginia HighPoints are not that far away and all three can be completed in a day, especially since Mount Davis in Pennsylvania and Spruce Knob in West Virginia are both drive-ups. Be sure to take maps in addition to your GPS; there can be navigation challenges.