Ascent of Chestnut Bald on 2015-05-03

Climber: Albert Wolff

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, May 3, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Chestnut Bald
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6000 ft / 1828 m

Ascent Trip Report

Easy hike on MTS trail. Start easy bushwack off MTS trail at 17S 328361 3908794. No views from summit. Small wooden sign on summit that reads: "Chestnut Bald 6025 ft". No Benchmark.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:880 ft / 268 m
    Total Elevation Loss:688 ft / 209 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5.9 mi / 9.5 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:880 ft / 268 m
    Distance:2.9 mi / 4.7 km
    Route:Mountains-To-Sea Trail
    Start Trailhead:MTS Trail at Lake Logan Road  5120 ft / 1560 m
    Time:1 Hours 24 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:688 ft / 209 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Route:MTS Trail to Little Sam Trail
    End Trailhead:Laurel Creek Trail  5312 ft / 1619 m
    Time:1 Hours 23 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Chestnut Bald

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Chestnut Bald2015-05-03880 ft / 268 m
2Little Sam Knob2015-05-03550 ft / 168 m
3Sam Knob2015-05-031304 ft / 397 m
Total Trip Gain: 2734 ft / 833 m    Total Trip Loss: 2725 ft / 831 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Albert Wolff
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