Ascent of Yellow Mountain on 2008-11-22

Climber: Jeff Rinehart

Others in Party:David
Date:Saturday, November 22, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Carpool
Peak:Yellow Mountain
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:5127 ft / 1562 m

Ascent Trip Report

A moderate hike to get to this summit...or maybe I was still tired from the previous day's hike. Started at the Yellow Mountain trailhead located on Hwy 1538. Can also bag Shortoff Mountain on this 10 mile out-and-back.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2265 ft / 689 m
    Extra Gain:1069 ft / 325 m
    Round-Trip Distance:6.2 mi / 10 km
    Route:Yellow Mountain trail
    Trailhead:Shortoff Mountain  5000 ft / 1524 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Cold, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 10 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Yellow Mountain

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Shortoff Mountain2008-11-22910 ft / 277 m
2Yellow Mountain2008-11-222265 ft / 690 m
Total Trip Gain: 3175 ft / 967 m    Total Trip Loss: 2265 ft / 690 m

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