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Ascent of Tray 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:Tray Mountain
    Location:USA-Georgia
    Elevation:4430 ft / 1350 m

Ascent Trip Report

We summited Tray Mountain on day 2 of our 3 day hike from Hogpen Gap to Dicks Creek Gap on the AT. After dropping off of Rocky Mountain into Indian Grave Gap we began the slow climb to Tray Mountain. The toughest part is just before the top when the incline gets a little steeper and your legs are burning. The view from the top was outstanding.



Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1310 ft / 399 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1126 ft / 343 m
    Round-Trip Distance:8.1 mi / 13 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1310 ft / 399 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route:AT
    Start Trailhead:Indian Grave Gap  3120 ft / 950 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1126 ft / 343 m
    Distance:5.6 mi / 9 km
    Route:AT
    End Trailhead:Addis Gap  3304 ft / 1007 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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