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Ascent of Black Balsam Knob on 2014-10-25

Climber: Albert Wolff

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, October 25, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Black Balsam Knob
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6214 ft / 1894 m
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:414 ft / 126 m
    Total Elevation Loss:330 ft / 100 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.4 mi / 2.2 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Best weather day I have ever had in the mountains of NC. Beautiful.
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:414 ft / 126 m
    Distance:0.7 mi / 1.1 km
    Route:Art Loeb Trail
    Start Trailhead:Art Loeb Trail at Black Balsam Road  5800 ft / 1767 m
    Time:18 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:330 ft / 100 m
    Distance:0.7 mi / 1.1 km
    Route:Art Loeb Trail
    End Trailhead:Col between Black Balsam Knob  5884 ft / 1793 m
    Time:17 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Great Balsams 10-25-14

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Black Balsam Knob2014-10-25414 ft / 126 m
2Tennent Mountain2014-10-25240 ft / 73 m
3Grassy Cove Top2014-10-25423 ft / 129 m
4Shining Rock2014-10-25282 ft / 86 m
5Sam Knob2014-10-25800 ft / 244 m
Total Trip Gain: 2159 ft / 658 m    Total Trip Loss: 2159 ft / 658 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Albert Wolff
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