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Ascent of Clingmans Dome on 2014-03-31

Climber: Tom & Becky Poremba

Others in Party:Tom Poremba
Date:Monday, March 31, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Clingmans Dome
    Location:USA-Tennessee/North Carolina
    Elevation:6643 ft / 2024 m

Ascent Trip Report

Beautiful day after the previous day of 8-10 inches of fresh snow. Made for a little difficult hiking near the top as it got warmer and melted. Beautiful to see the snow cover the pines as there were not many other views from this hike.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1597 ft / 486 m
    Distance:8.4 mi / 13.5 km
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1597 ft / 486 m
    Distance:7.9 mi / 12.7 km
    Route:AT (south)
    Trailhead:Newfound Gap (from route 441)  5046 ft / 1538 m
    Time Up:4 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:trail to parking lot then hitched a ride



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