Ascent of Mount Rogers on 2019-03-17

Climber: Powen Ru

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, March 17, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Rogers
    Elevation:5729 ft / 1746 m

Ascent Trip Report

I left AT when it starts to lose elevation and bushwhacked through dense woods to earn this state HP.
I climbed many other named peaks that require bushwhacking or scrambling. Only Mt. Rogers and Wilburn Ridge can be reached by trails.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1977 ft / 601 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1977 ft / 601 m
    Round-Trip Distance:13.4 mi / 21.6 km
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Stream Ford, Mud/Swamp, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cold, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1633 ft / 497 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1289 ft / 393 m; Extra: 344 ft / 104m
    Loss on way in:344 ft / 104 m
    Distance:3.9 mi / 6.3 km
    Route:SW ridge
    Start Trailhead:Elk Garden  4440 ft / 1353 m
    Time:2 Hours 22 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1633 ft / 497 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1289 ft / 393 m; Extra: 344 ft / 104m
    Gain on way out:344 ft / 104 m
    Distance:9.5 mi / 15.3 km
    Route:Rogers Spur
    End Trailhead:Elk Garden  4440 ft / 1353 m
    Time:5 Hours 25 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Powen Ru
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