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Ascent of Read Mountain on 2017-08-19

Climber: Alex Kunz

Date:Saturday, August 19, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Read Mountain
    Location:USA-Virginia
    Elevation:2353 ft / 717 m

Ascent Trip Report

Followed trail to Buzzard rock, then went roughly straight for the peak for the last ~100 feet without trail. Pretty easy, and well marked trail up to Buzzard rock. USGS survey marker was at the peak.

Trailhead coordinates: 37.334914, -79.890620
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1153 ft / 351 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1153 ft / 351 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.4 mi / 5.4 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1153 ft / 351 m
    Distance:1.7 mi / 2.7 km
    Start Trailhead:Read Mountain Trailhead; 37.334914, -79.890620  1200 ft / 365 m
    Time:1 Hours 8 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1153 ft / 351 m
    Distance:1.7 mi / 2.7 km
    End Trailhead:Read Mountain Trailhead; 37.334914, -79.890620  1200 ft / 365 m
    Time:1 Hours 0 Minutes



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