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Ascent of Backbone Mountain on 2019-09-21

Climber: Powen Ru

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, September 21, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Backbone Mountain
    Location:USA-West Virginia
    Elevation:3662 ft / 1116 m

Ascent Trip Report

Almost a drive-up, parked at the road end, right at pb spot, but found out the higher ground is behind a fence. Fortunately, the fence is not a long one. I backed off a little to reach one end of the fence and set off to find any possible high point, it ends up to be very close to the "triangle" on topo map but I did not find the benchmark. Some construction was going on, the pine woods is gone, tree stomps everywhere.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:41 ft / 12 m
    Total Elevation Loss:41 ft / 12 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.1 mi / 0.2 km
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:23 ft / 7 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 2 ft / 1 m; Extra: 21 ft / 6m
    Loss on way in:21 ft / 6 m
    Distance:0.1 mi / 0.2 km
    Start Trailhead:Road end  3660 ft / 1115 m
    Time:4 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:20 ft / 6 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 2 ft / 1 m; Extra: 18 ft / 5m
    Gain on way out:18 ft / 5 m
    Distance:0 mi / 0.1 km
    End Trailhead:Road end  3660 ft / 1115 m
    Time:1 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Powen Ru
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