Ascent of Bell Knob on 2017-11-25

Climber: Richard Oestreicher

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, November 25, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Bell Knob
    Location:USA-West Virginia
    Elevation:4140 ft / 1261 m

Ascent Trip Report

Did a short windy walk to the old fire tower on Bell Knob. A bit rickety, but I climbed part way up to get a view; didn't trust it any higher. Didn't do the second point. WVA LIDAR lists it at 3.5 ft. lower.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:112 ft / 34 m
    Total Elevation Loss:11 ft / 3 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Cold, Very Windy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:112 ft / 34 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 101 ft / 30 m; Extra: 11 ft / 3m
    Loss on way in:11 ft / 3 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Start Trailhead:Gate off forest road  4039 ft / 1231 m
    Time:13 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Time:9 Minutes

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