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Ascent of Celo Knob on 2013-07-28

Climber: Albert Wolff

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, July 28, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Celo Knob
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6327 ft / 1928 m

Ascent Trip Report

Found Benchmark this time after 40 minutes on summit searching; added 0.3 mile distance on to trip. Used GPS to zero in on BM AC7624 then had to dig around to find buried BM. Reads: "N.C. Geodetic Survey, Horizontal Control, GPS, CELO KNOB, 1993, Raleigh N.C." Location of BM: N 35° 51.141 W 082° 14.913 (NAD 83). After Celo followed BMRT and bushwack to Percy's Peak, then descent to start via Woody Ridge Trail. BMRT from near Percys Peak to Celo trail junction grown in but relatively easy to follow. Celo trail more of a bushwack than trail.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3198 ft / 974 m
    Total Elevation Loss:207 ft / 63 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.6 mi / 5.9 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2+
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Raining, Cool, Breezy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3198 ft / 974 m
    Distance:3.3 mi / 5.3 km
    Route:Woody Ridge Trail to Black Mountain Crest Trail
    Start Trailhead:Woody Ridge TH  3129 ft / 953 m
    Time:2 Hours 44 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:207 ft / 63 m
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.6 km
    Route:Black Mountain Crest Trail/Bushwack to summit of P
    End Trailhead:Black Mountain Crest Trail at start of bushwack  6120 ft / 1865 m
    Time:16 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: CELO PERCYS 7-28-13

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Celo Knob2013-07-283198 ft / 975 m
2Percys Peak2013-07-28124 ft / 38 m
Total Trip Gain: 3322 ft / 1013 m    Total Trip Loss: 3322 ft / 1012 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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