Ascent of Whitetop Mountain on 2008-05-29
|Others in Party:||J. Mlynarek|
|Date:||Thursday, May 29, 2008|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||5520 ft / 1682 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThe Nat Geo Trails Illustrated map showed a road going ALMOST to the summit, and no trail heading up from there. Unfortunately, the map wasn't QUITE accurate. A road went right to a chainlink fence around the mass of transmission towers. Got out of the car, walked around, got back in and drove down. Ugly summit. Felt more like a highpointer than a hiker on this one . . .
One of these days we'll have to go back and bushwhack from the A.T. up through the woods, at least as far as the fence . . .
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