Ascent of Spruce Knob on 2011-05-22
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Sunday, May 22, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Location:||USA-West Virginia|
| Elevation:||4861 ft / 1481 m|
Ascent Trip ReportEasy drive, about 12 miles on a paved road, from the main road to the parking area / trail head.
Short, easy walk to the lookout tower on a groomed gravel path.
It was at dusk & I had the whole area to myself for the remaining sunset. It was very nice until a lightning storm started shortly thereafter.
|Summary Total Data|
| Quality:||2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Thunderstorm, Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy|
Nice, but lightning started at sunset.
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