Ascent of Elk Mountain on 2019-04-20

Climber: George Burgess

Date:Saturday, April 20, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Elk Mountain
    Elevation:2788 ft / 849 m

Ascent Trip Report

Did the Elk-Kings traverse with my friend Eric and two of his pals. Nice first big hike of the spring, though my knees were barking by the end.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1688 ft / 514 m
    Total Elevation Loss:280 ft / 84 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.1 mi / 3.4 km
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1688 ft / 514 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1588 ft / 484 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Loss on way in:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:1.6 mi / 2.6 km
    Route:Elk Mountain Trail
    Start Trailhead:Elk Creek Trailhead  1200 ft / 365 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:180 ft / 54 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:King's Mountain Trail
    End Trailhead:Kings Mountain Saddle  2608 ft / 794 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Elk Kings

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Elk Mountain2019-04-20 a1688 ft / 515 m
2Kings Mountain2019-04-20 b1826 ft / 557 m
Total Trip Gain: 3514 ft / 1072 m    Total Trip Loss: 3486 ft / 1062 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by George Burgess
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