Sharp Top Mountain Climber's Log

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wannabepeakbagger - Oct 10, 2019 6:48 am Date Climbed: Oct 6, 2019

Socked in  Sucess!

Powered up in the late afternoon. Very nice walk, moderately crowded. Socked I with fog, so no views.


eric-griz - Jul 23, 2015 2:00 pm Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2015

Sharp Top Trail  Sucess!

Hiked up the trail with my wife. I carried my two year old daughter on my back. It was a sticky day, but the wind at the summit helped cool me down. Hiked back down after scrambling around on the rocks.


wanderweg83 - Feb 1, 2014 10:56 am

Snowy Day  Sucess!

I climbed Sharp Top during a steady snow. The views from the top were worth it, even on a cloudy day.


hightinerary - Aug 9, 2011 10:06 am Date Climbed: Mar 27, 2010

Never a Dull Moment on Sharp Top  Sucess!



jasano2 - May 14, 2011 10:18 am Date Climbed: May 13, 2011

Absolute solitude..  Sucess!

on this usually very busy mountain. It's vast vista's eluded us due to a heavy blanket of fog but made interesting photos of the neighboring mountains piercing through.


WoundedKnee - Jan 11, 2011 11:39 am Date Climbed: Jan 9, 2011


Looped this with Flat Top and Harkening Hill to make a nice trail run.

Buz Groshong

Buz Groshong - Aug 3, 2010 3:38 pm

Long ago (1973)  Sucess!

Did it carrying my 3 month old daughter in a pack on my back. Rode the shuttle back down.


gkaufman - Apr 17, 2009 7:33 am Date Climbed: Apr 11, 2009

Perfect morning  Sucess!

Climbed Sharp Top attempting to see the sunrise but missed it by 20 minutes. The clouds formed a dark ceiling 500 ft above the summit which really made for some beautiful photos.


mtnbnd - Feb 12, 2007 8:10 pm Date Climbed: Feb 10, 2007

Sharp Top Trail  Sucess!

This was a fun easy hike. A guide book I looked at described this as a strenuous trek. It was easy, even with snow on the ground. Took 70 minutes to reach the summit at a leisurely pace. Nice views.

Alan Sharp

Alan Sharp - May 1, 2006 7:34 pm Date Climbed: Apr 27, 2006

Fun to climb a mountain with my name on it!  Sucess!

Was driving the Blue Ridge Parkway and decided to stop and do this one just because it had my name on it. Nice little climb and a great view from the top.


vanny37 - Mar 23, 2005 9:28 am

Route Climbed: Sharp Top Trail Date Climbed: Nov. 22, 2004  Sucess!

Nice hike, but the summit was in clouds. Hope to be back to see the view!


BobSmith - Nov 21, 2004 7:52 pm

Route Climbed: Sharp Top Trail. Date Climbed: 11-19-2004  Sucess!

I finally climbed Sharp Top on Friday, November 19, 2004. I'd been to the Peaks of Otter area several times without scaling the summit. Having arrived late, I made a dash for the summit at 4:00 pm and did the mile and a half and 1,400 vertical feet in about 45 minutes. It's a really classic eastern peak, and I want to go back and savor a longer trip to the top.

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