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Ascent of Spruce Knob on 2018-12-19

Climber: Aleksey Zinger

Date:Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Spruce Knob
    Location:USA-West Virginia
    Elevation:4861 ft / 1481 m

Ascent Trip Report

Horton Trail + Huckleberry Ridge Trail, 9.7 miles each way; about 9 hours total (8:30-5:30). Started a bit later than planned; ended up finishing after dark, but managed without getting my headlamp out. 4 crossings just along the first stream, not easy, especially the last ones, but can be avoided by bushwhacking; the 3rd and 4th crossings are pretty close together. Forded Seneca Stream in crocs; just above the ankle, but painfully frigid. A nice sunny day.
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    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail



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