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Ascent of Bearpen Knob on 2018-09-20

Climber: Henry Pharr

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Thursday, September 20, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Bearpen Knob
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:5288 ft / 1611 m

Ascent Trip Report

Unspectacular peak that lies to the west of the Craggy Gardens Picnic Grounds parking lot. Head uphill through a pine grove to the rounded summit. No views, but some amazing fungi attached to the trees at one mile high!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:68 ft / 20 m
    Total Elevation Loss:68 ft / 20 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.4 mi / 0.7 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Bushwhack
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy and and Mild temperatures
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:68 ft / 20 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.4 km
    Route:Open Country and Bushwhack
    Start Trailhead:Parking lot at Trail   5220 ft / 1591 m
    Time:15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:68 ft / 20 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Route:Bushwhack and Open Country
    End Trailhead:Parking Lot at Trail End  5220 ft / 1591 m
    Time:5 Minutes



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