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Ascent of Potts Mountain-Stony Creek Tower Site on 2012-11-10

Climber: Tom Layton

Date:Saturday, November 10, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Potts Mountain-Stony Creek Tower Site
    Location:USA-Virginia
    Elevation:4128 ft / 1258 m

Ascent Trip Report

Wind Rock is a popular cliff with a panoramic view, just 0.25 miles on the Appalachian Trail northbound from VA 613. To get to the actual HP (4128), leave the AT and follow the ridge another 0.35 miles to the site of the long-gone Stony Creek Fire Tower. I did this one as part of a 6-mile round trip hike to White Rocks, the COHP for Craig VA. See that trip report for more details.

Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:20 ft / 6 m
    Total Elevation Loss:20 ft / 6 m
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:20 ft / 6 m
    Loss on way in:20 ft / 6 m
    Route:Potts Mtn Trail
    Start Trailhead:Ashe County Park  
Descent Statistics
    Route:Potts Mtn Trail



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