Ascent of Haw Orchard Mountain on 2018-02-25

Climber: Spencer Corcoran

Date:Sunday, February 25, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Haw Orchard Mountain
    Elevation:5080 ft / 1548 m

Ascent Trip Report

Bailed early from Mt. Rogers due to fatigue, so I did an easier hike to the Little and Big Pinnacles of Haw Orchard Mountain. Easy grades for the most part, and great views from both summits.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:700 ft / 212 m
    Total Elevation Loss:300 ft / 90 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:500 ft / 152 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 400 ft / 122 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Loss on way in:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:0.7 mi / 1.1 km
    Route:Big Pinnacle, Twin Pinnacles trails
    Start Trailhead:Massie Gap  4680 ft / 1426 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:200 ft / 60 m
    Gain on way out:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:1.3 mi / 2.1 km
    Route:Twin & Big Pinnacle trails
Ascent Part of Trip: Haw Orchard

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Haw Orchard Mountain2018-02-25700 ft / 213 m
2Big Pinnacle2018-02-25 
Total Trip Gain: 700 ft / 213 m    Total Trip Loss: 300 ft / 91 m

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