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Ascent of Flat Top on 2012-06-03

Climber: William Musser

Others in Party:Karen Musser
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, June 3, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Flat Top
    Location:USA-Georgia
    Elevation:4114 ft / 1253 m

Ascent Trip Report

Followed Bartram down off Rabun Bald and passed Flint Gap and followed to campsite at Saltrock Gap at 3700 feet. Continued up Bartram Trail till we could see the best bushwhack up flatrock without getting into briars and found a few faint herd trails or potentially a peakbagger's path but no flagging. No real views.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:414 ft / 126 m
    Total Elevation Loss:414 ft / 126 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Grade/Class:1 and 1+
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
72F
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:414 ft / 126 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:Bartram Trail to Bushwhack
    Start Trailhead:Saltrock Gap  3700 ft / 1127 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:414 ft / 126 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:Same
    End Trailhead:Saltrock Gap  3700 ft / 1127 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Rabun

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Rabun Bald2012-06-03 b1066 ft / 325 m
2Flat Top2012-06-03 c414 ft / 126 m
3Flint Knob East2012-06-03 d700 ft / 213 m
4Rabun Bald2012-06-03 e416 ft / 127 m
5Chimneytop Mountain2012-06-03 f1143 ft / 348 m
6Brasstown Bald2012-06-03 g424 ft / 129 m
Total Trip Gain: 4163 ft / 1268 m    Total Trip Loss: 4163 ft / 1268 m



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