Ascent of Poor Mountain-Southwest Peak on 2010-10-09
|Others in Party:||Brent|
|Date:||Saturday, October 9, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
|Peak:||Poor Mountain-Southwest Peak|
| Elevation:||3760 ft / 1146 m|
Ascent Trip ReportCombine this with Roanoke County HP since you drive right past it. From the corner leading to Roanoke Co HP, drive 2.1 miles on gravel road (still drivable by any type of car) to intersection. Park and take the straight ahead road by foot (it has a locked gate preventing car travel) up easy roadway to communications tower on top of hill. About a 1 mile hike to top.
High point may be some rocks off to the right of the tower.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||447 ft / 137 m|
| Distance:||3 mi / 4.8 km|
| Route:||Tower access road|
| Trailhead:||4 way intersection before gate 3313 ft / 1009 m|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike|
| Time Up:||45 Minutes|
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