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huskertriguy#38  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2014

huskertriguy

By this time the weather had cleared and I had a nice beautiful little long-ish hike.

Lots of folks at the summit, not as many on the trail. Lovely views, lingered at the tower for a little while.

This is probably my favorite highpoint in the region.
Posted Jul 20, 2014 3:01 pm

Andrew RankineBad weather   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 15, 2014

Andrew Rankine

Hiked the .4 km path to the summit, snowstorm and strong winds at the top. I can imagine the views would be great in better weather. It is odd to me that the road goes parallel to potential 'real' hiking routes to the summit, making a trail of a few miles to the peak feasible, but the only trail to the summit is 20 miles roundtrip I think. Too bad.
Posted Apr 15, 2014 5:23 pm

Doc FoxMidnight Winter Summit  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 15, 2014

Doc Fox

Parked on FR 112 coming from the east about 4-5 miles from the summit. Cousin and I hiked into the woods off the road and navigated to the top with the full moon as our flashlight. My compass skills came into question numerous times but we made it.
Posted Mar 17, 2014 12:18 pm

wvasmithWinter Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 30, 2014

wvasmith

The road is not maintained in winter and there was about 1' on the ground drove up the East side of the mountain on Forest RD 112. Parked at a pull off 5.5 miles from the summit, hiked to the summit then took the Huckleberry trail to Seneca creek trail then took the auto road back to the car.
The original plans was to hike Seneca creek to huckleberry and descend the auto road to the truck but the truck didn't make it over the mountain to the west side and I still felt like hiking from the base of the mountain which made for a long day being that I had to break trail anytime I was off the road. If you try a winter ascent don't plan on crossing over the mountain if there's snow on the ground and approach from the west side. Ended up around 18 miles of hiking
Posted Jan 31, 2014 4:50 pm

iamrwood9% Up 9% Down  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 3, 2013

iamrwood

Headed out to West Virginia from Eastern Maryland early in the morning for a long day of high pointing that started with Spruce Knob. Dad and I wandered around a bit, even found makeshift seating with boulders that reminded us of the Flintstones! We were lucky and were out there AFTER the rains, so cool weather and relatively minimal mud!
Posted Jan 12, 2014 10:48 pm

WoodswalkerSpruce Knob  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 12, 2006

Woodswalker

West Virginia highpoint.
Posted Nov 29, 2013 5:02 pm

jamesglazeHP No. 16  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2013
Summited along with my wife (No. 9 for her). Nice day but some fog. Good views to the north. HP 1 of 3 today ( Maryland, Pennsylvania).
Posted Oct 16, 2013 10:03 pm

technicolorNHnice hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2013

technicolorNH

Seneca to Judy to Huckleberry. Started far too late (3 pm) and had to burn some muscle to make time. Paid for it at the end as the trip down actually took longer than the trip up (3 hrs up, 3.5 hrs down). Finished in the dark. The mountain meadow connector was the steepest and most beautiful part.
Posted Aug 20, 2013 11:57 pm

pattyd82abHP#7  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2013
We elected not to do a long hike up the summit in order to save time to do some climbing on Seneca Rocks. None the less, we did some hiking on the trails around the summit. The weather was not very good, but once it cleared up a bit, the view was nice. They keep the area very nice. Unfortunately we found that someone has removed the bench mark. Now all that is left is a circular patch of concrete, and the rod it was once connected to.
Posted Aug 12, 2013 10:02 am

BadgerSummitSeekerState High Point # 29  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 30, 2013

BadgerSummitSeeker

It was a very hot day at the top of West Virginia. Had a picnic at one of the nearby tables. There wasn't a lot of shade but we found some. After lunch we strolled over to the observation summit to take in the views.
Posted Jul 28, 2013 12:08 am

marilouVery Windy Summit  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 6, 2013

marilou

There was snow the night before and the summit road wasn't plowed all the way. So, we parked up to the plowed area and hiked up. A young couple drove up past us and got stuck. And two other pick-up trucks higher up were stuck too. Beautiful views on the nearby Whispering Spruce trail. Very windy in the summit area. HP#24.
Posted Jul 20, 2013 2:19 pm

jeffh25HP # 38  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2013

jeffh25

Totally socked in with fog and clouds but it made it that much more of an experience too. Really cool place though with some great examples of krummholz.
Posted Jul 18, 2013 11:02 am

THalkyMuddy mess  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 31, 2013

THalky

The lumberjack trail was muddy and a little annoying, Huckleberry was a nice stroll. The connector was the only real elevation gain. Nice and easy, and a decent tower on top.
Posted Jun 8, 2013 6:10 pm

Jimmy RiversTower views  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 31, 2013

Jimmy Rivers

We decided to hike up the Lumberjack/huckleberry trail up 8 miles, since this was the only real hiking of our 5 HP trip through the Mid Atlantic. No real views on the way up the trail, except for the tower at the summit of course. Great weather day, no clouds. State HP #16 for me.
Posted Jun 7, 2013 4:09 pm

WyomingSummitsNice!  Sucess!

WyomingSummits

Beautiful views!
Posted Apr 8, 2013 11:38 pm

atavistWV  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 12, 2013

atavist

Ninth HP on a 3 week road trip thru 17 states. Road was snowed over so had to hike the last 1 mile. Afterwards drove over to Backbone Mtn for sunset. Seneca Rocks were stunning.
Posted Feb 18, 2013 4:27 pm

xbaghatthirty-two  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 4, 2010

xbaghat

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Posted Jan 20, 2013 11:00 am

CatamountHave bike, will travel  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 8, 2003

Catamount

After hiking Mount Rogers, VA in the morning, I got a late afternoon start on Spruce Knob. Parked at the beginning of the dirt summit road and rode my mountain bike all the way up to the peak. Don't remember the exact numbers, but it was a good bit of mileage and elevation gain. Hella fun. HP #14.
Posted Dec 12, 2012 12:33 am

funnyfarmTotal White Out  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 9, 2012

funnyfarm

Not a great day for the views. It was a great day when I headed for the mountain but all fog when I got there. This is #5. I did MD the same day. Total White out there also.
Posted Dec 10, 2012 1:48 pm

chadbwEight HP  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2012

chadbw

I grew up in Charleston, WV, so I'd wanted to climb this one for a long time. The road up is a lot of fun and the top is spectacular with the spruce and boulders (though that's not an unbiased opinion). The view from the tower is great.
Posted Aug 29, 2012 12:49 pm

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