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Ascent of Potato Hill on 2014-08-03

Climber: Albert Wolff

Others in Party:Jeremy Martin
Date:Sunday, August 3, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Potato Hill
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6475 ft / 1973 m

Ascent Trip Report

Summit obvious; right off trail. No BM, however there is a wooden sign .
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:918 ft / 279 m
    Total Elevation Loss:119 ft / 35 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.3 mi / 2.1 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:848 ft / 258 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 758 ft / 231 m; Extra: 90 ft / 27m
    Loss on way in:90 ft / 27 m
    Distance:0.9 mi / 1.5 km
    Route:Black Mountain Crest Trail
    Start Trailhead:Deep Gap Camp  5717 ft / 1742 m
    Time:56 Minutes
Ascent (From Destination) Statistics
    Loss on way out:29 ft / 8 m
    Gain on way out:70 ft / 21 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Route:Black Mountain Crest Trail
    End Trailhead:Start of Cattail Peak Bushwack  6516 ft / 1986 m
    Time:14 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Blacks 8/2/14 (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Winter Star Mountain2014-08-023443 ft / 1049 m
2Deer Mountain2014-08-0230 ft / 9 m
3Potato Hill2014-08-03918 ft / 280 m
4Cattail Peak2014-08-0388 ft / 27 m
5Balsam Cone2014-08-03279 ft / 85 m
Total Trip Gain: 4758 ft / 1450 m    Total Trip Loss: 4144 ft / 1263 m



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