Ascent of Tennent Mountain on 2011-09-10

Climber: Tom Layton

Date:Saturday, September 10, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Tennent Mountain
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6040 ft / 1840 m

Ascent Trip Report

Summit plaque is a tribute to Dr. Gaillard Stoney Tennent (1872-1953), "who in love of these mountains, established organized hiking in N.C." Dr. Tennent was the first president of the Carolina Mountain Club, which was founded in 1923.

Thank you, Doc.

Details for my hike are posted under Shining Rock.

This summit is 2 miles one-way from where the Art Loeb Trail crosses the Black Balsam Road.
Summary Total Data
Ascent Part of Trip: Shining Rock Wilderness

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Black Balsam Knob2011-09-10 a 
2Tennent Mountain2011-09-10 b 
3Grassy Cove Top2011-09-10 c 
4Shining Rock2011-09-10 d1494 ft / 455 m
Total Trip Gain: 1494 ft / 455 m    Total Trip Loss: 1494 ft / 455 m

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