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Ascent of The Priest on 2004-08-07

Climber: Joseph Hirniak

Date:Saturday, August 7, 2004
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:The Priest
    Location:USA-Virginia
    Elevation:4063 ft / 1238 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked via Appalachian Trail. Trailhead off Route 56. Started hiking at 0814 hrs; reached summit at 1036 hrs. (forested), some good lookouts with views to the west, but otherwise difficult to tell you are at the summit because of the tree cover. Left summit at 1057 hrs.; got back to car at base by 1247 hrs.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3100 ft / 945 m
    Distance:8.6 mi / 13.8 km
    Route:AT
    Trailhead:AT Trailhead at Route 56  963 ft / 293 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear



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