3rd High Point Visited
33th Highest State High Point
45th Most Difficult
After my first two less than monumental high points of Ohio and Indiana I started to get more serious about a quest for all 50 state high points and purchased a guidebook by Don Holmes. As part of a three state
vacation with the purpose to
Maryland, and West Virginia high points
which are all nearby, Mount Davis was the first stop of the three.
evening nearby at a Youth
Hostel in Ohiopyle, visiting Falling Waters, a Frank Llod Write home, and New Years Eve
backpacking Laurel Ridge
near Seven Springs Ski
followed directions from the High Point Guide to
Mount Davis (3,213).
lost trying to follow
directions but eventually ended up
finally finding the park
entrance. To my surprise
there was a big observation
tower next to the high point! I
climbed the rock where the
marker was affixed before o
climbing the tower. From top of the tower there was a beautiful view!