Ascent of Pinnacle Mountain on 2009-04-18

Climber: Jeff Rinehart

Others in Party:Bergs
Date:Saturday, April 18, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Carpool
Peak:Pinnacle Mountain
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:5000 ft / 1524 m

Ascent Trip Report

This is an easy summit to bag if you're already in the area. There is a signed, well-worn spur trail on the south slope that leads to the summit.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1755 ft / 535 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1755 ft / 535 m
    Distance:4.8 mi / 7.7 km
    Route:Long Branch/AT
    Trailhead:Standing Indian Campground  3245 ft / 989 m
    Time Up:2 Hours 25 Minutes
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Standing Indian (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Pinnacle Mountain2009-04-18
2Albert Mountain2009-04-18
3Ridgepole Mountain2009-04-18
4Standing Indian2009-04-19

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