High Point #1: Pennsylvania

Everything starts somewhere. And for my journey to see all the high points in the US, it started at Mt. Davis in a very literal sense. But it’s not the only thing that starts there for me.

Some Background

For starters, my family has been going to Mt. Davis since 1961. Or more accurately, we have been going to a place at the foot of Mt. Davis, Deer Valley YMCA Family Camp. I won’t take this post to elaborate too much on Deer Valley, except to say it is a very special place for me and my family. It is a place that has been a thread of consistency for three generations. It is a place where you can get away from life and fake connectedness and focus on things that really matter. It is a place where people matter more than just about anything else, something you can’t say about a lot of our world today.

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