Spruce Knob Climber's Log

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Sam Page

Sam Page - Apr 21, 2008 9:41 pm

Rain  Sucess!

I hiked up here as part of a soggy backpacking trip with Eric Wentzel and Jimmy Kale in fall 1993 (I think).

Tbacon251

Tbacon251 - Feb 10, 2008 12:22 pm Date Climbed: Feb 9, 2008

Nice  Sucess!

Made the summit on Feb 9th, 2008, on a cold and windy day. I could not find the USGS marker. I did find a hole I thought it once sat in. Shame.

jimegan

jimegan - Feb 7, 2008 12:21 pm Date Climbed: Nov 13, 2004

SPRUCE KNOB  Sucess!

FINAL PK OF A SWING THRU PA/MD/WV FROM OHIO. ICE FOG COATED THE TREES AND MADE THE DRIVE TREACHEROUS

chugach mtn boy

chugach mtn boy - Dec 7, 2007 12:24 pm Date Climbed: Nov 25, 1981

N Ridge in snow  Sucess!

A great early winter overnight over the Huckleberry Trail. The ridge has a nice open feel in places as though it brushes treeline--more like the New England ranges than anything farther south.

eric-griz

eric-griz - Nov 9, 2007 9:48 pm Date Climbed: May 31, 2004

Drove, yuck  Sucess!

Short on time so I drove to the parking lot near the summit and walked the short trail to the tower. I'll have to visit again to hike to the top.

weeds19

weeds19 - Sep 27, 2007 12:29 am Date Climbed: Oct 26, 2001

Quick trip  Sucess!

I was in DC for some meetings and wanted to pick up the 3 state highpoints in the area so I did a whilwind tour of WV, PA, and MD.

tioga

tioga - Sep 15, 2007 10:57 pm

Backward Climb  Sucess!

My family was on vacation in nearby Black Water Falls State Park and decided to climb this mountain. Actually did it in reverse. Since we could not find a hiking trail on the drive up, we started at the top, hiked down and then back up to our car.

Bark Eater

Bark Eater - Aug 26, 2007 4:18 pm Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2007

Nice trip!  Sucess!

Beautiful park. It was 75F and breezy at the top, probably 95F in the valley. Highly recommend the side trip to Spruce Knob Lake. The dogs had a great time swimming in it!

Koonsy

Koonsy - Aug 16, 2007 11:48 am

Spruce  Sucess!

Great views from the top and the drive down was entertaining.

akashiru

akashiru - Aug 4, 2007 11:07 pm Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2007

Third of the day  Sucess!

Beautiful views, great day. Awesome time with my hiking buddy.

Dubs

Dubs - Aug 3, 2007 12:07 pm Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2007

Three of Three  Sucess!

Beautiful Views after a long drive up to the top. We could easily see rain storms to the West.

Lips74

Lips74 - Jul 23, 2007 5:19 pm Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2007

Drive Up  Sucess!

Easy summer walk. Beautiful clear day and some wide ranging views.

gwave47

gwave47 - Jun 10, 2007 7:07 pm Date Climbed: Jun 9, 2007

Highpoint #15  Sucess!

Beautiful day for HP 15 and 3rd for that day.

rkrevald

rkrevald - Apr 19, 2007 9:07 pm Date Climbed: Apr 12, 2007

Summit Number Ten  Sucess!

My dog Spanky and I made it to the top of Spruce Knob on a cold, cloudy, and snowy morning. For a complete trip report pls go to http://50summits.blogspot.com

The edge

The edge - Mar 14, 2007 3:10 pm Date Climbed: Apr 14, 2002

HP #11  Sucess!

Hat trick achieved...
3 out of 3 in the same day...

stevepack

stevepack - Mar 8, 2007 4:18 pm

Nice drive  Sucess!

I have to give credit for the ascent to my Toyota truck. It did all the work! Been here many times.

jvarholak

jvarholak - Feb 14, 2007 9:29 pm

many times  Sucess!

to many times to count.....followed by Seneca Rocks play days

csmcgranahan

csmcgranahan - Oct 30, 2006 4:53 pm Date Climbed: Oct 25, 2006

Winter Wonderland  Sucess!

A recent snow storm made the drive to the top an adventure. There was quite a bit of snow above about 4,000 feet. The short walk to the summit tower was nice with the trees to block the wind. Once at the tower the winds and below freezing temperatures made it feel like the middle of January - not October.

e-doc

e-doc - Oct 18, 2006 5:45 pm Date Climbed: Oct 15, 2006

#20  Sucess!

Last day of a weeklong trip. Conference in Cleveland, surprised by the beauty of Ohio. Spruce Knob was 5th state and 25th county HP of the trip. Wonderful views; Mt Porte Crayon, Weiss Knob, Potomac valley and the Alleghany front. What a beautiful country we live in. Now over to my last county at Snowshoe and then the 300+ mile trip home (2100+ miles for the week) May take awhile to do the state HP's (Took me 17 years to do #20), too many places to go.

starship_jen

starship_jen - Oct 16, 2006 3:30 pm Date Climbed: Oct 15, 2006

Drove Up  Sucess!

This was the first of three highpoints for the day (WV, MD, PA). It was a beautiful day! Clear, brisk, and windy. I had the entire summit to myself. Great views! HP #23.

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