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Ascent of Dorster Mountain on 2019-02-28

Climber: Tom Layton

Others in Party:Charles Zerphey
Date:Thursday, February 28, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Dorster Mountain
    Location:USA-Georgia
    Elevation:1280 ft / 390 m

Ascent Trip Report

Charlie Zerphey and I climbed the southwest ridge from Firetower Road. There is an old woods road (shown as a dotted line on the topo) that follows the ridgeline to the summit. Beware: This route is used by deer hunters and posted for no trespassing. The Crest firetower on Salters Mountain has been replaced by a water tank.

With this hike, Charlie became the second person to complete the COHPs of Georgia.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:60 ft / 18 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Trailhead:1220 ft / 371 m
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Calm, Low Clouds



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