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Ascent of Cold Spring Knob on 2020-09-11

Climber: Scott Leslie

Date:Friday, September 11, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Cold Spring Knob
    Location:USA-North Carolina/Tennessee
    Elevation:5200 ft / 1584 m

Ascent Trip Report

Bagged while en route to the Derrick Knob Shelter from Clingman's Dome. The summit is about 100 yards or so off the trail to the right. Easy bushwhack to it. No markers at the top. Very quiet and peaceful up here.

Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Loss:1200 ft / 365 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Hot, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Descent (To Destination) Statistics
    Loss on way in:1200 ft / 365 m
    Route:Appalachian Trail
    Start Trailhead:Clingman's Dome Parking Lot  6400 ft / 1950 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Derrick Knob Out n Back (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Cold Spring Knob2020-09-110 ft / 0 m
2Hemlock Knob2020-09-110 ft / 0 m
3Mount Davis2020-09-110 ft / 0 m
4Silers Bald2020-09-12727 ft / 222 m
5(Attempt) Jenkins Knob2020-09-12685 ft / 209 m
6Mount Buckley2020-09-131055 ft / 322 m
7Clingmans Dome2020-09-131138 ft / 347 m
Total Trip Gain: 3605 ft / 1100 m



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