Ascent of Rich Knob on 2016-05-06

Climber: Richard Oestreicher

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Friday, May 6, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Rich Knob
    Location:USA-West Virginia
    Elevation:1050 ft / 320 m

Ascent Trip Report

An unsigned dirt and gravel track in pretty good shape heads west from Glenwood Rd. towards the peak but a little north. At an intersection I headed left uphill on a rougher Jeep track to a gate where I parked. Remnants of the track go close to the peak. Some nice views.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:180 ft / 54 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.8 mi / 1.3 km
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Pleasant, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:180 ft / 54 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Start Trailhead:gate  870 ft / 265 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km

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