Ascent of The Stool on 2010-11-06
|Date:||Saturday, November 6, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-South Carolina|
| Elevation:||2600 ft / 792 m|
Ascent Trip ReportAn easy peak to bag. There is a user trail by the White Oak picnic shelter. As you start into the woods the shelter will be on your right. The trail starts where there is a birdhouse on a tree as well as a blue ribbon. Pretty easy to find. The trail is a bit hard to navigate at first, but the farther you go up the easier it is to follow. You'll reach a 'T junction' in the saddle between The Stool and Table Rock. Left will take up steeply up Table Rock until you come to the sheer rock face. Taking a right at the 'T junction' will take you to the summit of The Stool. I couldn't find any views from The Stool, but if one looked hard enough, there may be a way down the the cliffs on it's north face.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||1338 ft / 407 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 1|
| Quality:||5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail|
| Weather:||Cold, Breezy, Partly Cloudy|
| Gain on way in:||1338 ft / 407 m|
| Distance:||1.5 mi / 2.4 km|
| Start Trailhead:||White Oak Shelter 1262 ft / 384 m|
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