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Ascent of Hightop Mountain on 2012-08-25

Climber: Ed Wandall

Others in Party:Bobby Johnson
Date:Saturday, August 25, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Hightop Mountain
    Location:USA-Virginia
    Elevation:3587 ft / 1093 m

Ascent Trip Report

Fun little hike with Bobby Johnson. Pretty steady climb from the north. Good views to the west and south near the top. Spur trail to the summit, where the footings of a tower are on top. Benchmark is about 30 feet west of the summit, just off the spur trail.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:950 ft / 289 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.4 mi / 5.5 km
    Route:AT
    Trailhead:Hightop Overlook Parking Area  2637 ft / 803 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Time:50 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:40 Minutes



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