Ascent of Mount Mitchell on 2013-12-05

Climber: Matt Whittaker

Date:Thursday, December 5, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Mitchell
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6684 ft / 2037 m

Ascent Trip Report

Ascended via crest trail from Mt. Craig. Returned back to junction with connector trail to Buncomb Horse Trail, picked up pack and descended via connector and BHT. Was benighted and hiked for several hours via headlamp, including in rain and fog. Got back to car around 9:15 p.m. after getting started on trail from Deep Gap around 10:30ish a.m.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles

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