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Ascent of Marys Rock on 2012-07-22

Climber: Ryan Aschbrenner

Date:Sunday, July 22, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Marys Rock
    Location:USA-Virginia
    Elevation:3514 ft / 1071 m

Ascent Trip Report

I visited Mary's Rock during an out-and-back run along the AT starting and ending at Jewell Hollow Overlook. On my way, I saw a black bear 20 feet from the trail, and when it heard me, it quickly darted deeper into the woods. No chance of getting out the camera; it was long gone.

I enjoyed ten minutes of fun scrambling at the top of Mary's Rock, noticing the benchmark disk and two reference markers placed along the row of jagged rock pillars forming the true summit.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Route:AT
Descent Statistics



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