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Ascent of Cattail Peak on 2014-08-03

Climber: Albert Wolff

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, August 3, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Cattail Peak
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6600 ft / 2011 m

Ascent Trip Report

Bushwack off BMCT. Start along a faint trail. Some blue ribbons left by someone. Faint trail easy to lose but just follow ridge. BM at highest point. Start Bushwack at N35 47.862 W82 15.385.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:88 ft / 26 m
    Extra Gain:2 ft / 0 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Route:Bushwack off Black Mtn. Crest Trail
    Trailhead:Start Of Bushwack  6516 ft / 1986 m
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:6 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:7 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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