Ascent of Roan High Knob on 2013-01-03

Climber: William Musser

Others in Party:Karen Musser
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, January 3, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Roan High Knob
    Location:USA-North Carolina/Tennessee
    Elevation:6285 ft / 1915 m

Ascent Trip Report

Lots of switchbacks
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:773 ft / 235 m
    Total Elevation Loss:185 ft / 56 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Cold, Calm, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:773 ft / 235 m
    Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Start Trailhead:Carver Gap Parking Lot, TN 5512 ft  5512 ft / 1680 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:185 ft / 56 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    End Trailhead:Toll House Gap  6100 ft / 1859 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Roan Mountain

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Roan High Knob2013-01-03 a773 ft / 236 m
2Cloudland Mountain2013-01-03 b100 ft / 30 m
3Roan High Bluff2013-01-03 c227 ft / 69 m
4Roan Mountain State Park High Point2013-01-03 d1060 ft / 323 m
Total Trip Gain: 2160 ft / 658 m    Total Trip Loss: 2080 ft / 634 m

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