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Ascent of Grassy Ridge Bald on 2012-05-20

Climber: Mike Stinson

Date:Sunday, May 20, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Grassy Ridge Bald
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6160 ft / 1877 m

Ascent Trip Report

Climbed from Carvers Gap after climbing Roan High Knob & Roan High Bluff. Bright, beautiful afternoon. Trail was easy to follow and several other people were hiking here as well.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1248 ft / 379 m
    Extra Gain:300 ft / 91 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4.8 mi / 7.7 km
    Trailhead:5512 ft / 1680 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Partly Cloudy
beautiful, sun with some white clouds
Ascent Part of Trip: Roan Mountain area (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
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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