Ascent of Little Sam Knob 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:Little Sam Knob
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:5862 ft / 1786 m

Ascent Trip Report

Easy bushwack off Laurel Creek Trail north of summit. Started bushwack at: 17S 327180 3910640. Could not locate benchmark.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:550 ft / 167 m
    Total Elevation Loss:525 ft / 160 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.1 mi / 1.7 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:550 ft / 167 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.7 km
    Route:Laurel Creek Trail and Bushwack
    Start Trailhead:Laurel Creek Trail  5312 ft / 1619 m
    Time:18 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:525 ft / 160 m
    Distance:0.7 mi / 1.1 km
    Route:Bushwack and Laurel Creek Trail
    End Trailhead:Laurel Creek Trail  5337 ft / 1626 m
    Time: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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