Ascent of Mount Mitchell on 2013-10-21

Climber: Vic Hanson

Others in Party:Lots of people
Date:Monday, October 21, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Mitchell
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6684 ft / 2037 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started at the Visitor's center and took the Old Mt. Mitchell trail to the summit, and then on to Mt. Craig, Big Tom, Balsam Cone, and Cattail Pk., and back the same way, plus the nature trail, for 3116' of gain, 10 miles and 5 hr, 1 min, total.

Strave GPS track:
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2736 ft / 833 m
    Elevation Loss:2736 ft / 833 m
    Distance:9.6 mi / 15.4 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:964 ft / 293 m
    Extra Loss:380 ft / 115 m
    Distance:4.8 mi / 7.7 km
    Route:Old Mitchel Tr.
    Trailhead:Visitors center  6100 ft / 1859 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 41 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:2356 ft / 718 m
    Extra Gain:1772 ft / 540 m
    Distance:4.8 mi / 7.7 km
    Route:Old Mitchel Tr.
    Trailhead:Visitors center  6100 ft / 1859 m

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