Ascent of Black Balsam Knob on 2002-02-12

Climber: Kevin Hessler

Date:Tuesday, February 12, 2002
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Black Balsam Knob
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6214 ft / 1894 m

Ascent Trip Report

Big loop to bag a whole lotta 6000 footers. Started at Black Balsam Parking Area (end of FS816) and hiked over Black Balsam, Tennent, Grassy Cove Top, and Cold Mountain before doubling back and using the Ivestor Gap Trail to net Chestnut Bald and Sam Knob before returning, tired, to the car.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Art Loeb Trail
    Start Trailhead:Black Balsam Parking Area  
Descent Statistics

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