Mount Davis -- 3,213'

Mount Davis - Pennsylvania Highpoint

Mount Davis (3,213'), in south-central Pennsylvania, would be my 13th state highpoint to date. The "peak" is actually just a bump along a long, high ridge characteristic of mountains in this region. We could have drove to the summit but instead opted for the pleasant 1-mile trail that leads from a nearby picnic area. We dodged raindrops and didn't see a speck of sunshine but it was still a great way to kick off Summer Vacation 2009...

Trailhead GPS Coordinates:  39.794038, -79.166881

Difficulty:  MODERATE  (Petzoldt Rating:  2.60 )

Mileage Hiked: 2.0 miles

Trailhead Temp: 70'F

Min. Elevation: 3,140'

Max Elevation: 3,213'

Total Elevation Gain:  300'

Trails Used (blaze color):  High Point Trail (red)


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