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Ascent of Jane Bald on 2011-11-26

Climber: Tom Layton

Date:Saturday, November 26, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Jane Bald
    Location:USA-North Carolina/Tennessee
    Elevation:5800 ft / 1767 m

Ascent Trip Report

Jane Bald is a subpeak of Grassy Ridge Bald, 1.3 miles from Carvers Gap via the AT northbound. Just beyond the summit, there's a white mailbox with flyers about the Baa-tany Goat Project, which brings goats to the Roans each summer, where they help preserve the balds by grazing on invasive blackberries and other plants. Go to friendsofroanmtn.org to find out how you can be a goatherd or sponsor.
Summary Total Data
Ascent Part of Trip: Roan Highlands

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Roan High Knob2011-11-26 a 
2Cloudland Mountain2011-11-26 b 
3Roan High Bluff2011-11-26 c1255 ft / 383 m
4Round Bald2011-11-26 d 
5Jane Bald2011-11-26 e 
6Grassy Ridge Bald2011-11-26 f1248 ft / 380 m
Total Trip Gain: 2503 ft / 763 m    Total Trip Loss: 2503 ft / 763 m



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