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Ascent of Apple Orchard Mountain on 2007-07-17

Climber: Ben Lostracco

Date:Tuesday, July 17, 2007
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Apple Orchard Mountain
    Location:USA-Virginia
    Elevation:4225 ft / 1287 m

Ascent Trip Report

Day #60
Met up w Mike, told me about "trail angel" at Thunder Hill shelter, pepsis/cookies, which I missed.
Super long foot bridge, across the wide James River, out at us 501 (15:15 hrs), hitched ride to Glasgow, Tired Feet Motel. Celine's scarpa package had arrived yesterday, immediately changed boots, put my wet Limmers in the same package and rushed directly to the Post Office with 15 min to closing time.
Usual errands, called Rose while at the laundry w Mike's cell. Running around doing errands is harder than hiking the AT. What one should have is a full time support crew ..... this rushing, afraid to be behind is very stressful, especially if you are me.

"THE HEART THAT GIVES .... GATHERS"
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1125 ft / 343 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1125 ft / 343 m
    Distance:19.9 mi / 32 km
    Route:AT day #60 nb-cornelius creek shelter/glasgow mote
    Trailhead:cornelius shelter  3100 ft / 944 m
Descent Statistics
    Route:AT nb to thunder hill
    Trailhead:james river, us 501, glasgow,tired feet motel  



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