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Ascent of Propst Mountain on 2013-05-17

Climber: Rob Anthony

Others in Party:Jake Anderson
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, May 17, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Propst Mountain
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:2960 ft / 902 m

Ascent Trip Report

From Buzzard Roost, we continued heading west more or less along the ridge. The vegetation is thick and we entered what appeared to be a forrest of waist-deep poison Ivy. The summit is in the middle of this. This was a tedious, and short bushwhack that was not much fun.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:100 ft / 30 m
    Total Elevation Loss:120 ft / 36 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Bushwhack
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Overcast
Descent (To Destination) Statistics
    Gain on way in:100 ft / 30 m
    Loss on way in:120 ft / 36 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Start Trailhead:Buzzard Roost  2980 ft / 908 m
    Time:30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: South Mountains

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Krunkleton Knob2013-05-171925 ft / 587 m
2Hickory Knob2013-05-17320 ft / 98 m
3Buzzard Roost2013-05-17120 ft / 37 m
4Propst Mountain2013-05-17100 ft / 30 m
5Icy Knob2013-05-1780 ft / 24 m
Total Trip Gain: 2545 ft / 776 m    Total Trip Loss: 2565 ft / 782 m



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