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Ascent of Old Black on 2007-12-29

Climber: Terry Wheeler

Others in Party:J. Mlynarek
Date:Saturday, December 29, 2007
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Old Black
    Location:USA-North Carolina/Tennessee
    Elevation:6370 ft / 1941 m

Ascent Trip Report

The summit of Old Black is a short bushwhack off the AT. But it's pretty open, especially in winter. This was the first of three bushwhacks to summits for the day (the others were Guyot and Chapman). It was also the easiest - more blackberries than trees and logs to get through.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Appalachian Trail / bushwhack
    Trailhead:Inadu Knob  
Descent Statistics
    Route:Appalachian Trail
    Trailhead:Mount Guyot  



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