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Ascent of Slaughter Mountain-North Summit on 2016-01-17

Climber: Debbie Adams

Date:Sunday, January 17, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Slaughter Mountain-North Summit
    Location:USA-Georgia
    Elevation:4145 ft / 1263 m

Ascent Trip Report

We hiked the entire Coosa Backcountry in 8 hours. It was very cold but beautiful and I was not in good enough shape for this but did it anyway. Climbing Slaughter Mountain after having hiked about 8 miles was very strenuous for me but totally worth it, didn't realize until much later that we only got the north summit. I will go back for south summit in winter again due to willingness to avoid any snakes. I also did not get elevation info on this one....no GPS yet.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:1
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Frigid, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Very cold
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Coosa Backcountry Trail
    Trailhead:Vogel State Park  
Descent Statistics
    Route:Coosa Backcountry
    Trailhead:Vogel State Park  



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