Ascent of Silers Bald on 2006-06-11

Climber: Brian Stansberry

Date:Sunday, June 11, 2006
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Silers Bald
    Location:USA-North Carolina/Tennessee
    Elevation:5607 ft / 1709 m

Ascent Trip Report

Not maintained as a grassy bald, other than a small bald patch at the summit. There is a large patch of meadow and young forest (similar to Spence Field) in vicinity of the Silers Bald Shelter. A short spur trail on the north side of the summit area leads to a cliff with 180-degree view of northern Smokies.
Summary Total Data
    Round-Trip Distance:8.2 mi / 13.2 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Distance:4.1 mi / 6.6 km
    Route:Appalachian Trail
Descent Statistics
    Distance:4.1 mi / 6.6 km
Ascent Part of Trip: Silers Bald

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Mount Buckley2006-06-11 
2Jenkins Knob2006-06-11 
3Silers Bald2006-06-11 

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