Ascent of Waterrock Knob on 2012-08-02

Climber: Mike Stinson

Others in Party:Jeremy Stinson
Anna Stinson
Tanya Stinson
Date:Thursday, August 2, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Waterrock Knob
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6292 ft / 1917 m

Ascent Trip Report

Walked up the tourist trail from the Blue Ridge Parkway parking area, enjoyed views from the top, then returned to the parking area to enjoy a beautiful sunset. Ascent does not count for SB6K completion purposes, but it was a pleasant evening.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:472 ft / 143 m
    Total Elevation Loss:472 ft / 143 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:472 ft / 143 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:tourist trail
    Start Trailhead:5820 ft / 1773 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:472 ft / 143 m
    End Trailhead:5820 ft / 1773 m

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