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Ascent of Mill Mountain on 2012-03-08

Climber: Richard Oestreicher

Date:Thursday, March 8, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mill Mountain
    Location:USA-Virginia
    Elevation:1740 ft / 530 m

Ascent Trip Report

I took US 220 to the Blue Ridge Parkway entrance on the east side of Roanoke. This route offers a convenient access to Mill Mountain with a clearly marked left turn off the Parkway leading right to the top.

My GPS coordinates placed the high point under a brick building near the parking area, but a small mound near a corner of the structure of the star and adjacent to the parking area looked like it might be slightly higher, although perhaps man made. Impressive view from platform.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:7 ft / 2 m
    Distance:0.1 mi / 0.2 km
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:7 ft / 2 m
    Distance:0 mi / 0.1 km
    Trailhead:1733 ft / 528 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:0 mi / 0.1 km



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