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Ascent of Whitetop Mountain on 2014-11-24

Climber: Curtis Bowden

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Monday, November 24, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Whitetop Mountain
    Location:USA-Virginia
    Elevation:5520 ft / 1682 m

Ascent Trip Report

Ran up here right after Mt. Rogers and didn't take the road, but kept following the trail. Wrong move. Oh well, just went like a mile out of the way but the views made up for it. Must've hit Buzzard Rock or Lover's Leap or something. Great views of the valleys down below.

Got into the fenced-in area (hence the aid climb haha) and saw the two markers. Not much to see, so I skedaddled on down. Haven't done a two-peak day in far too long...the desert and the midwest'll do that to you...
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1086 ft / 331 m
    Trailhead:4434 ft / 1351 m
    Grade/Class:1
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Aid Climb
    Weather:Pleasant, Very Windy, Clear
Ascent Part of Trip: Might as well double up

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Rogers2014-11-241295 ft / 395 m
2Whitetop Mountain2014-11-241086 ft / 331 m
2Sargent Mountain2015-09-17 
Total Trip Gain: 2381 ft / 726 m    Total Trip Loss: 2381 ft / 726 m



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