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Ascent of Burnt Mountain on 2014-03-19

Climber: Tom Layton

Date:Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Burnt Mountain
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:3320 ft / 1011 m

Ascent Trip Report

On US178 south of Rosman, take paved Babb Road, turn left on unpaved Nancy Mountain Road, and follow your GPS. The road passes a few yards west of the summit, and I walked up the driveway past am unoccupied camping trailer. It looks like there is a local trail crossing the summit and following the ridge. Dick Oestricher's trip report describes his meeting with the cordial owner of the high point and a view better than Sassafras, but when I visited, there was nobody home but the fog.

On the Eastern Continental Divide list at listsofjohn, this was my 37th ranked peak of the 103.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
Ascent Statistics
    Distance:0.1 mi / 0.2 km
    Route:driveway
    Start Trailhead:Nancy Mtn Rd  3320 ft / 1011 m
Descent Statistics



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