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Ascent of Spruce Knob on 2008-05-23

Climber: Mike Waltz

Date:Friday, May 23, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Spruce Knob
    Location:USA-West Virginia
    Elevation:4861 ft / 1481 m

Ascent Trip Report

Third state highpoint on the day! This was a drive up, mostly on marble and pea sized gravel. This was worrisome on my descent - the dust caked my brake rotors. I had to stop, let my rotors cool, and pour water on them to clean them. Good views at the top - better along road on east side of mountain.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Weather:Cool, Calm
Ascent Statistics
    Route:maintained trail form parking lot
    Trailhead:parking lot, 200 yards form highpoint  
Descent Statistics



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