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Ascent of Stanley Gap Point 2731 on 2019-11-06

Climber: William Musser

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Hi-Clearance Vehicle
Peak:Stanley Gap Point 2731
    Location:USA-Georgia
    Elevation:2731 ft / 832 m

Ascent Trip Report

This is an interesting little bump nestled between to gaps (saddles) and as I studied it I realized it was a classic 300 foot plus prominence peak that was not registered in LOJ as far as I can tell nor peakbagger so I had to go tag it. There is no trail or use trail up it but there is a dandy parking area at the southernmost gap where you go from the wildlife management area into the wilderness area. I wore orange vest and hat as I heard guns shooting in the area and was pretty sure I was back in the wildlife management area not the wilderness.

Not a spectacular hike...no real views but an easy bushwhack at this time of year with little to no briers yahhhooo! Steep in places but under 1 mile round trip and a little over 300 foot gain for your extra credit 300 foot prominence peak. Needs to get enterred though to count. Note I left from the higher of the two gaps.

Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:311 ft / 94 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.8 mi / 1.3 km
    Grade/Class:2
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Bushwhack
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:311 ft / 94 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Route:see GPS track
    Start Trailhead:2420 ft / 737 m
    Time:13 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Route:see GPS track
    Time:11 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Big Bald GA

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Big Bald Mountain2019-11-06 a1808 ft / 551 m
2Horsepen Knob2019-11-06 b315 ft / 96 m
3Stanley Gap Point 27312019-11-06 c311 ft / 95 m
5Rocky Mountain2019-11-071223 ft / 373 m
10Talona Mountain2019-11-07 b780 ft / 238 m
Total Trip Gain: 4437 ft / 1353 m    Total Trip Loss: 1195 ft / 364 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by William Musser
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