Ascent of Black Balsam Knob on 2014-05-11

Climber: Seamus Allman

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, May 11, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Black Balsam Knob
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6214 ft / 1894 m

Ascent Trip Report

Beautiful vista from the peak; however I wish there was more to the ascent that takes you to one of the highest peaks in NC. I look forward to Graveyard Fields reopening to at least add some elevation gain
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:350 ft / 106 m
    Total Elevation Loss:350 ft / 106 m
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:350 ft / 106 m
    Start Trailhead:Art Loeb Trail off of 816  5864 ft / 1787 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:350 ft / 106 m
    End Trailhead:5864 ft / 1787 m

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