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Ascent of Big Pinnacle on 2013-11-24

Climber: William Musser

Others in Party:Daniel Musser
Willie-Weimaraner Musser
Karen Musser
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, November 24, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Big Pinnacle
    Location:USA-Virginia
    Elevation:5040 ft / 1536 m
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:460 ft / 139 m
    Total Elevation Loss:265 ft / 80 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
    Grade/Class:1 and 1+
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Frigid, Windy, Clear
10F at trailhead. Colder at top and wind chill
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:360 ft / 109 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Route:Big Pinnacle Trail
    Start Trailhead:Parking above Massie Gap  4680 ft / 1426 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:265 ft / 80 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 165 ft / 51 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Gain on way out:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.3 km
    Route:Twin Pinnacle Peak Loop Tr. (N)
    End Trailhead:lower parking lot past Visitor Center  4875 ft / 1485 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Haw-Pinnacle-Wilburn

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Big Pinnacle2013-11-24 a460 ft / 140 m
2Haw Orchard Mountain2013-11-24 b265 ft / 81 m
3Big Pinnacle2013-11-24 c90 ft / 27 m
4Big Pinnacle2013-11-24 d360 ft / 110 m
5Lower Wilburn Ridge2013-11-24 e360 ft / 110 m
Total Trip Gain: 1535 ft / 468 m    Total Trip Loss: 1535 ft / 469 m



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