Ascent of Fisher Peak on 2021-05-15

Climber: Powen Ru

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, May 15, 2021
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Fisher Peak
    Location:USA-North Carolina/Virginia
    Elevation:3580 ft / 1091 m

Ascent Trip Report

- Good to drive Subaru Outback along the gravel Fisher Peak Rd. Any passenger car may make it given extremely careful driving in dry condition.
- Parked at a pull out beyond B&B cabins, in front FAA gate.
- easy road hike to reach summit area, found no BM.
- some brier-whack during powerline descent.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:819 ft / 249 m
    Total Elevation Loss:819 ft / 248 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.8 mi / 6.1 km
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Bushwhack
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:775 ft / 236 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 740 ft / 226 m; Extra: 35 ft / 10m
    Loss on way in:35 ft / 10 m
    Distance:2.2 mi / 3.5 km
    Route:Fisher Peak Rd
    Start Trailhead:Fiddlers Roost B&B  2840 ft / 865 m
    Time:45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:784 ft / 238 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 740 ft / 226 m; Extra: 44 ft / 13m
    Gain on way out:44 ft / 13 m
    Distance:1.6 mi / 2.6 km
    Route:W ridge powerline
    End Trailhead:Fiddlers Roost B&B  2840 ft / 865 m
    Time:37 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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