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Ascent of The Pinnacle on 2003-06-29

Climber: Greg Saltsman

Others in Party:solo hike
Date:Sunday, June 29, 2003
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:The Pinnacle
    Location:USA-Virginia
    Elevation:3730 ft / 1136 m

Ascent Trip Report

Saw a small bear shortly after leaving the Pinnacles picnic area where I had stopped for lunch. Tried to get a picture of him, but he took off like a shot when he heard me unzip my pack to get my camera out.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Distance:2.3 mi / 3.7 km
    Route:Appalachian Trail
    Trailhead:Mary's Rock summit   
Descent Statistics
    Trailhead:Pinnacle summit  
Ascent Part of Trip: Shenandoah-Central traverse (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Marys Rock2003-06-29
2The Pinnacle2003-06-29
3Stony Man2003-06-29
4Blackrock Summit2003-06-30
5Hazeltop2003-06-30
6Hazeltop-South Ridge2003-06-30
7Bearfence Mountain2003-06-30



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