Ascent of Roan High Knob on 2012-05-20

Climber: Mike Stinson

Date:Sunday, May 20, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Roan High Knob
    Location:USA-North Carolina/Tennessee
    Elevation:6285 ft / 1915 m

Ascent Trip Report

First of three SB6K peaks for the day, climbed from Carvers Gap. Beautiful day.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:773 ft / 235 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Route:AT and spur trail to AT shelter area
    Trailhead:Carvers Gap  5512 ft / 1680 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Calm, Clear
Ascent Part of Trip: Roan Mountain area (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Roan High Knob2012-05-20773 ft / 236 m
2Roan High Bluff2012-05-20480 ft / 146 m
3Round Bald2012-05-20 
4Grassy Ridge Bald2012-05-201248 ft / 380 m
Total Trip Gain: 2501 ft / 762 m    Total Trip Loss: 2501 ft / 762 m

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