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Ascent of Blue Ridge-Paris Benchmark on 2015-05-04

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Monday, May 4, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Blue Ridge-Paris Benchmark
    Location:USA-Virginia
    Elevation:1935 ft / 589 m

Ascent Trip Report

I met a large black snake along the way blocking my trail, with us both woken my detour around was quite entertaining, enervating and the summit reached by nearby road and trailhead below its field of pasturage anti-climatic.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1411 ft / 429 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1368 ft / 416 m
    Round-Trip Distance:6 mi / 9.7 km
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Descent (To Destination) Statistics
    Gain on way in:555 ft / 169 m
    Loss on way in:684 ft / 208 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.9 km
    Route:Access Tr, Appalachian Tr (AT), Spur Tr, Game Rd &
    Start Trailhead:Freezeland Road  2064 ft / 629 m
    Time:1 Hours 6 Minutes
Ascent (From Destination) Statistics
    Loss on way out:684 ft / 208 m
    Gain on way out:856 ft / 260 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Route:Access Tr, Appalachian Tr (AT), Spur Tr, Game Rd &
    End Trailhead:Freezeland Road  2107 ft / 642 m
    Time:1 Hours 16 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Jean André Laverdure
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