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Ascent of Tibbett Knob on 2016-05-08

Climber: PJ Anderer

Date:Sunday, May 8, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Tibbett Knob
    Location:USA-Virginia/West Virginia
    Elevation:2920 ft / 890 m

Ascent Trip Report

After spending too much time on Big Schloss, I opted for Tibbett knob because it was only about 3 miles round trip. The orange trail left south from wolf gap and climbed a smaller hill before going back up to the top. There were some steep sections right before summitting, which was interesting. Excellent view back north of the valley. I went a little further and bushwhacked to make sure I was on the highest point.
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The view from Tibbett Knob (2016-05-08). Photo by PJ Anderer.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1000 ft / 304 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1000 ft / 303 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:850 ft / 259 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 670 ft / 205 m; Extra: 180 ft / 54m
    Loss on way in:180 ft / 54 m
    Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Route:Tibbett knob trail
    Start Trailhead:Wolf gap  2250 ft / 685 m
    Time:30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:820 ft / 249 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 670 ft / 205 m; Extra: 150 ft / 45m
    Gain on way out:150 ft / 45 m
    Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Route:Tibbett knob trail
    End Trailhead:Wolf gap  2250 ft / 685 m
    Time:30 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Schloss/Tibbett

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Big Schloss2016-05-081414 ft / 431 m
2Tibbett Knob2016-05-081000 ft / 305 m
Total Trip Gain: 2414 ft / 736 m    Total Trip Loss: 2414 ft / 736 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by PJ Anderer
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