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Ascent to Spruce Knob-Mid-way up summit road on 2016-12-09

Climber: Nathan Reetz

Date:Friday, December 9, 2016
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Spruce Knob - Mid-way up summit road
    Location:USA-West Virginia
    Elevation:4300 ft / 1310 m
    Remaining Elevation:561 ft / 171 m (100% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Road was not plowed after certain point -> covered in 1" blanket of snow and ice. In the Honda civic + front wheel drive, decided to turn around. Maintained no faster than 10 mph down out of fear of sliding on ice.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Weather:Snowing, Cool, Breezy, Partly Cloudy



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