Ascent of Mount Rogers on 2012-07-13

Climber: David Darby

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Friday, July 13, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Rogers
    Elevation:5729 ft / 1746 m

Ascent Trip Report

Left Boston ~10:30am, landed in Raleigh around 12:30pm, drove straight up to the Grayson Hihglands park and parked at the Massie Gap parking lot.

04:50pm - Began hiking from the Massie Gap parking lot, up the Rhododendron trail.
05:05pm - Ran in to the wild ponies. Not so elusive, and very friendly.
06:21pm - Summit
07:24pm - Ponies again, this time with little ones too.
07:42pm - Back at the parking lot.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5095 ft / 1552 m
    Extra Gain:1950 ft / 594 m
    Round-Trip Distance:9.1 mi / 14.6 km
    Trailhead:Massie Gap parking lot  4534 ft / 1381 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Low Clouds
In the clouds, wet, warm
Ascent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 31 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 21 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by David Darby
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