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Ascent of Freezeland Flat on 2020-05-02

Climber: Powen Ru

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, May 2, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Freezeland Flat
    Location:USA-Virginia
    Elevation:4040 ft / 1231 m

Ascent Trip Report

- after Hardscrabble, left Shenandoah Mountain Trail (FS-447) at 3560 saddle, followed the ridge, encountering hand bushwhack to start with.
- found a faint and overgrown use trail with evidence of branch cuts, but lost it soon
- briar patch everywhere near 3920, had to use pruners to cut through.
- after a loose section, briar patch reaches its apex near the summit. There's an open meadow at south, but obviously not the high point, still having to use pruners to cut a path to the summit.
- first water on trail is 1000 ft beyond Jerrys Run (FS-441) junction.
- took Road Hollow Trail to get back the trailhead
- hike stats in my Hardscrabble TR.
Summary Total Data
    Trailhead:Ramseys Draft TH  -9999 ft / -3047 m
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Partly Cloudy
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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