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Ascent of Rocky Cove Knob on 2020-07-19

Climber: Barrett Wood

Date:Sunday, July 19, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Rocky Cove Knob
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:4520 ft / 1377 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked via AT from Winding Stair Gap. I could not find any game trails and so I just picked my way through the brambles up the little summit cone. I started at sunset and caught just a hint of the last dark purple sky through the trees from the top.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:820 ft / 249 m
    Total Elevation Loss:820 ft / 249 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.3 mi / 5.4 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:820 ft / 249 m
    Distance:1.8 mi / 2.9 km
    Route:Appalachian Trail
    Start Trailhead:Winding Stair Gap  3700 ft / 1127 m
    Time:48 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:820 ft / 249 m
    Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Route:Appalachian Trail
    End Trailhead:Winding Stair Gap  3700 ft / 1127 m
    Time:34 Minutes



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