Ascent of Fork Ridge on 2020-08-30
|Date:||Sunday, August 30, 2020|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-North Carolina|
| Elevation:||5960 ft / 1816 m|
Ascent Trip ReportSee my 8/30/20 ascent of Waterrock Knob for the full trip report.
Descending on the unofficial but yellow-blazed Plott Balsams Trail, the ascent up this peak is short but steep in places. The summit is just to the left of the trail if you are heading towards Plott Balsam Mountain.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||140 ft / 42 m|
| Quality:||6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy|
| Gain on way in:||140 ft / 42 m|
| Route:||Plott Balsams Trail|
| Start Trailhead:||Waterrock Knob Overlook 5820 ft / 1773 m|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Plott Balsams Traverse|
Complete Trip Sequence:
Total Trip Gain: 1932 ft / 590 m
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