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Ascent of Buck Mountain on 2013-04-27

Climber: Tom Layton

Date:Saturday, April 27, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Buck Mountain
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:4000 ft / 1219 m

Ascent Trip Report

From West Jefferson, take Buck Mountain Road west 2.3 miles, turn left on private Doe Ridge Lane, and continue 0.5 miles. Park at the first switchback past the end of the pavement. From here, it's about 300 yards to the top, climbing 100 feet. Curiously, there are two old newspaper racks near the summit.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:100 ft / 30 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Route:Bushwhack
    Trailhead:Doe Ridge Lane  3900 ft / 1188 m
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Bushwhack



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