Ascent of Sam 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:Sam Knob
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6040 ft / 1840 m
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:800 ft / 243 m
    Total Elevation Loss:684 ft / 207 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5.4 mi / 8.7 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:556 ft / 169 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 356 ft / 108 m; Extra: 200 ft / 60m
    Loss on way in:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:3.6 mi / 5.8 km
    Route:Sam Knob Trail
    Start Trailhead:Ivestor Gap  5684 ft / 1732 m
    Time:1 Hours 53 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:484 ft / 147 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 240 ft / 73 m; Extra: 244 ft / 74m
    Gain on way out:244 ft / 74 m
    Distance:1.8 mi / 2.8 km
    Route:Sam Knob Trail to Start
    End Trailhead:Start of Art Loeb Trail at Black Balsam Road  5800 ft / 1767 m
    Time:51 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Great Balsams 10-25-14

Complete Trip Sequence:
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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