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Ascent of Chimneytop Mountain on 2010-10-02

Climber: Michael Kelly

Others in Party:Jenny
Date:Saturday, October 2, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Chimneytop Mountain
    Location:USA-Georgia
    Elevation:4303 ft / 1311 m

Ascent Trip Report

From Brasstown Bald parking lot, hiked with Jenny up the trail to Brasstown Bald, then took trail south out of parking lot to top of South Wolfpen Ridge and back, then went west on the trail leaving from next to the restroom to Chimneytop Mountain. Both South Wolfpen and Chimneytop are highest points along undulating ridges, so make sure to take a GPS with the coordinates pre-programmed so you'll know when you've arrived. South Wolfpen's summit is along the trail, Chimneytop's is up a short scramble <100 feet south of the trail.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:37 ft / 11 m
    Route:Arkaquah Trail
    Trailhead:Brasstown Visitor Center  4340 ft / 1322 m
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Part of Trip: Jenny's Birthdays

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Wesser Bald2005-10-012387 ft / 728 m
2Tray Mountain2006-09-30589 ft / 180 m
3Siler Bald2008-09-27 11020 ft / 311 m
4Wayah Bald2008-09-27 250 ft / 15 m
5Brasstown Bald2010-10-02444 ft / 135 m
6South Wolfpen Ridge2010-10-02221 ft / 67 m
7Chimneytop Mountain2010-10-0237 ft / 11 m
Total Trip Gain: 4748 ft / 1447 m    Total Trip Loss: 1772 ft / 539 m



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