Ascent of Worlds Edge on 2013-12-21

Climber: Tom Layton

Date:Saturday, December 21, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Worlds Edge
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:2880 ft / 877 m

Ascent Trip Report

As the name suggests, Worlds Edge offers spectacular clifftop views, although mine were limited by low clouds.
This ridge is part of the new Chimney Rock State Park.
From US64 in Edneyville, take Gilliam Mountain Road to Sugarloaf Mountain Road to World's Edge Road. The trail follows an old dirt road beyond the end of the pavement.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:118 ft / 35 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.4 mi / 2.3 km
    Trailhead:Worlds Edge road end  2998 ft / 913 m
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Drizzle, Pleasant, Windy, Low Clouds

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