Ascent of Buck Knob on 2012-08-12
|Date:||Sunday, August 12, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-North Carolina|
| Elevation:||5600 ft / 1706 m|
Ascent Trip ReportLeft the Hemphill Bald Trail at 35.55135 N, 83.14211 W. Short, but incredibly miserable bushwhack to the top. There is an old jeep track, but it quickly gives way to dense briar patches, where I left behind plenty of skin. This took me an hour despite the very short distance.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||202 ft / 61 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||0.5 mi / 0.7 km|
| Route:||Bushwhack from Hemphill Bald Trail|
| Trailhead:||5398 ft / 1645 m|
| Quality:||1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Bushwhack|
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