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Ascent of Potts Mountain-Wind Rock on 1998-04-25

Climber: Cliff Young

Date:Saturday, April 25, 1998
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Potts Mountain-Wind Rock
    Location:USA-Virginia
    Elevation:4120 ft / 1255 m
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2700 ft / 822 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1120 ft / 341 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2700 ft / 822 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1620 ft / 493 m; Extra: 1080 ft / 329m
    Loss on way in:1080 ft / 329 m
    Route:AT
    Start Trailhead:Pine Swamp Branch Shelter  2500 ft / 762 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:40 ft / 12 m
    Route:AT
    End Trailhead:Wind Rock Saddle  4080 ft / 1243 m
Ascent Part of Trip: GHS 1998 (10 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Brushy Mountain Peak 32601998-04-19 a2560 ft / 780 m
2Brushy Benchmark1998-04-19 b761 ft / 232 m
3Brushy Mountain-Peak 29201998-04-20990 ft / 302 m
4Pearis Mountain Peak 37701998-04-22 a4650 ft / 1417 m
5Angels Rest1998-04-22 b 
6Peters Mountain-Peak 33581998-04-232178 ft / 664 m
8Rice Field1998-04-24 a860 ft / 262 m
9Symms Gap Peak1998-04-24 b940 ft / 287 m
10Peters Mountain-Peak 39561998-04-24 c806 ft / 246 m
11Potts Mountain-Wind Rock1998-04-25 a2700 ft / 823 m
12Potts Mountain-Stony Creek Tower Site1998-04-25 b188 ft / 57 m
13Bruisers Knob1998-04-26 a4588 ft / 1398 m
14Brush Mountain1998-04-271800 ft / 549 m
15Cove Mountain-Dragons Tooth1998-04-28 a2250 ft / 686 m
16Catawba Mountain-Peak 23721998-04-28 b1242 ft / 379 m
17Catawba Mountain Shelter1998-04-29910 ft / 277 m
Total Trip Gain: 27423 ft / 8359 m    Total Trip Loss: 28383 ft / 8651 m



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