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Ascent of Rocky Mountain on 2007-10-27

Climber: Aaron Gunn

Others in Party:Dad
Eddie
Alan
Date:Saturday, October 27, 2007
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Rocky Mountain
    Location:USA-Georgia
    Elevation:4017 ft / 1224 m

Ascent Trip Report

We summited Rocky Mountain on day 2 of our 3 day trip from Hogpen Gap to Dicks Creek Gap. The AT heads straight uphill (with a few switchbacks) out of Unicoi Gap until it reaches the western ridge of the mountain. From there it's a gradual climb to the top.

Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1068 ft / 325 m
    Total Elevation Loss:897 ft / 273 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.7 mi / 4.3 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1068 ft / 325 m
    Distance:1.3 mi / 2.1 km
    Route:AT
    Start Trailhead:Unicoi Gap  2949 ft / 898 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:897 ft / 273 m
    Distance:1.4 mi / 2.2 km
    Route:AT
    End Trailhead:Indian Grave Gap  3120 ft / 950 m
Ascent Part of Trip: AT: Hogpen Gap to Dicks Creek Gap

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Blue Mountain2007-10-27 09:00660 ft / 201 m
2Rocky Mountain2007-10-27 13:001068 ft / 326 m
3Tray Mountain2007-10-27 15:001310 ft / 399 m
4Tray Mountain-Southeast Peak2007-10-27 15:300 ft / 0 m
5Double Spring Knob2007-10-28976 ft / 297 m
Total Trip Gain: 4014 ft / 1223 m    Total Trip Loss: 4678 ft / 1425 m



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