Ascent of Blackstock Knob on 2013-06-14

Climber: Albert Wolff

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Friday, June 14, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Blackstock Knob
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6320 ft / 1926 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started at the Balsam Gap at the Walter Knob Overlook. Low clouds, 50F. Intermittent sun on way up and back. Limited views from ridge because of thick balsam forest. No marker on small summit but obvious to determine highest point. Saw two other hikers on trail.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1003 ft / 305 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Route:Mountains to Sea Trail
    Trailhead:Balsam Gap  5317 ft / 1620 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:45 Minutes

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