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Ascent of Punchbowl Mountain on 2012-08-14

Climber: Mike Stinson

Others in Party:Jeremy Stinson
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Punchbowl Mountain
    Location:USA-Virginia
    Elevation:2840 ft / 865 m

Ascent Trip Report

This is a fairy easy and direct hike uphill on the AT from the Blue Ridge Parkway. We had a great hike; mushrooms were abundant along the trail today. Summit appears to be one of the rocks just west of the trail (a few feet).
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:645 ft / 196 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Calm
warm, some clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:645 ft / 196 m
    Route:AT
    Start Trailhead:2195 ft / 669 m
Descent Statistics
    Route:AT
Ascent Part of Trip: AT hike to Salt Log Gap from N (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Punchbowl Mountain2012-08-14645 ft / 197 m
2Bluff Mountain2012-08-141177 ft / 359 m
Total Trip Gain: 1822 ft / 556 m



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