Ascent of Mount Rogers on 2011-11-01

Climber: John Keator

Others in Party:Cheryl
Date:Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Rogers
    Elevation:5729 ft / 1746 m

Ascent Trip Report

I hiked this as an in and out along the AT. There were many fabulous views along the mostly open terrain. We also encountered the wild horses that the area is famous for. There was a dusting of snow at the summit where we encountered several large rocks which it was impossible to tell which was the actual summit.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1500 ft / 457 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1500 ft / 457 m
    Distance:8.6 mi / 13.8 km
    Route:Appalachian to Mount Rogers Spur Trail
    Start Trailhead:Rt. 58  4229 ft / 1288 m
Descent Statistics

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