Ascent of Clingmans Dome on 2010-08-12

Climber: Greg Saltsman

Others in Party:solo hike
Date:Thursday, August 12, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Clingmans Dome
    Location:USA-North Carolina/Tennessee
    Elevation:6643 ft / 2024 m

Ascent Trip Report

Met wife and kids at summit parking area, saving me the long hike back to the Chimney Tops parking area. Talked them into hiking back up to the summit on the paved trail. My son was into it, but the wife and daughter bitched the whole way. Intrepid explorers they're not.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route:Appalachian Trail-spur trail
    Start Trailhead:Mt. Buckley summit  
Descent Statistics
    End Trailhead:Clingmans Dome summit parking area  
Ascent Part of Trip: 2010 Smokies hike- day 3

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Chimney Tops2010-08-12 
2Mount Collins2010-08-12 
3Mount Love2010-08-12 
4Mount Buckley2010-08-12 
5Clingmans Dome2010-08-12 

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