Ascent of Doe Knob on 2020-09-25

Climber: Scott Leslie

Date:Friday, September 25, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Doe Knob
    Location:USA-North Carolina/Tennessee
    Elevation:4520 ft / 1377 m

Ascent Trip Report

Summit is a short, easy bushwhack off the AT. Very open forest up here. Rested at the summit before descending and checking out where the AT first hits the divide of the "Great Iron Mountains". Saw my first wild boar on the way back to Mollies Ridge.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2720 ft / 829 m
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Raining, Pleasant, Calm, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2720 ft / 829 m
    Route:Anthony Creek Trail/Bote Mountain Trail/Appalachia
    Start Trailhead:Anthony Creek Trail  1800 ft / 548 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Mollies 'n' Spence (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Little Bald2020-09-252955 ft / 901 m
2Powell Knob2020-09-252639 ft / 804 m
3Doe Knob2020-09-252720 ft / 829 m
4Devils Tater Patch2020-09-26205 ft / 62 m
5Spence Field2020-09-26350 ft / 107 m
6Mount Squires2020-09-26500 ft / 152 m
6Rocky Top2020-09-26871 ft / 265 m
8Thunderhead Mountain2020-09-26957 ft / 292 m
Total Trip Gain: 11197 ft / 3412 m

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