ElevationAscent: 514' 157 m
Descent: -514' -157 m
High: 1,162' 354 m
Low: 742' 226 m
GradeAvg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 19% (11°)
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“This out-and-back hike features 15 switchbacks full of fun; need I say more!”— Bill Trautmann
Go past the ruins and when you come to the bridge crossing the creek bear left and continue up the hill. Once you locate the stone stairs you are now at the base of the "witch". And trust me this trail is a witch!
You'll now start switchbacking up the hill; frankly I lost count of switchbacks after ten. However, the climb continues on beautiful trail, even if it is very challenging. Pay attention to the blue diamonds with black arrows as they will guide you up the trail.
The views from the top cliff edge are excellent.
The trail ends at another informational sign; now all you need to do is enjoy the descent.
Land Manager: Allegheny Trail Alliance