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Ascent of Scottish Mountain on 2011-04-10

Climber: Ed Wandall

Others in Party:The Great Explorer sat this one out in the car.
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, April 10, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Scottish Mountain
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:4287 ft / 1306 m

Ascent Trip Report

TGE waited in the car while I did a trail run to the top of Scottish. Pretty easy trail to follow. There were yellow, then red blazes and parts were marked "Asbury Trail." Searching for the origins of this trail name, I found this posted by an ET Hiker on EverTrai: the "historic Asbury Trail which was named after Methodist Bishop Asbury who traveled this area in 1810 to minister to settlers in the area"

Thanks for the info ET!

On top, I couldn't find a cairn or benchmark.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:399 ft / 121 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.6 mi / 2.6 km
    Route:Dirt road to Asbury Trail
    Trailhead:Mt. Sterling Gap  3888 ft / 1185 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Time:30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:10 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Sterling

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Sterling2011-04-101954 ft / 596 m
2Scottish Mountain2011-04-10399 ft / 122 m
Total Trip Gain: 2353 ft / 718 m    Total Trip Loss: 2353 ft / 718 m



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