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Ascent of Big Tom on 2018-08-25

Climber: Henry Pharr

Others in Party:The Group Hikers
Date:Saturday, August 25, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Big Tom
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6560 ft / 1999 m

Ascent Trip Report

3rd Peak in our Black Mountain Crest Trail hike.

This was a quick down and up from Mount Craig and sported less expansive, but still impressive. The tree blight unfortunately gave us more to see on top. Trail here is more worn and rocky/rooty. Plaque on top explains who Big Tom was....
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:430 ft / 131 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Route:Maintained Trail
    Trailhead:Maintained Trail  6130 ft / 1868 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:15 Minutes



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