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.