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Ascent of Feathercamp Ridge on 2013-07-13

Climber: Tom Layton

Date:Saturday, July 13, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Feathercamp Ridge
    Location:USA-Virginia
    Elevation:3760 ft / 1146 m

Ascent Trip Report

From US58 east of Damascus VA, take FR90 about 2 miles. Cross one gap (with the signed Iron Mtn Trail) and continue downhill to a second gap, where FR165 continues downhill. Park and follow the old firetower road beyond the gate. Stay on the road when the Iron Mtn Spur Trail forks to the L. The old road will take you to the top, where the firetower is long gone. 1.8 miles round trip.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:440 ft / 134 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.8 mi / 2.9 km
    Route:Firetower road
    Trailhead:FR90  3320 ft / 1011 m
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Drizzle, Pleasant, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Time:35 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:24 Minutes



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