Ascent of Blue Ridge-Wilson Gap South on 2012-10-09
|Date:||Tuesday, October 9, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||Blue Ridge-Wilson Gap South|
| Location:||USA-West Virginia/Virginia|
| Elevation:||1713 ft / 522 m|
Ascent Trip ReportA very primitive trailhead with no signs to lead the way but a small Appalachian Trail boundary marker in woods off the road. The further descent along undeveloped Ahalt Drive shows faint Blue paint blazes with the AT relocated further down the trail to a now obvious junction. The hike is otherwise straightforward with narrowed views east along the way leading to a short bushwack from the AT up and into West Virginia.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||923 ft / 281 m|
| Extra Gain:||250 ft / 76 m|
| Distance:||4.6 mi / 7.4 km|
| Route:||Blue Tr, Appalachian Tr & Bushwack|
| Trailhead:||Ahalt Drive 1290 ft / 393 m|
| Quality:||2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy|
| Time Up:||53 Minutes|
| Time Down:||49 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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