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Ascent of Richland Balsam on 2015-05-25

Climber: Albert Wolff

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Monday, May 25, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Richland Balsam
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6410 ft / 1953 m
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1251 ft / 381 m
    Total Elevation Loss:744 ft / 226 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5.6 mi / 9.1 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1/Bushwhack
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1250 ft / 381 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1045 ft / 318 m; Extra: 205 ft / 62m
    Loss on way in:205 ft / 62 m
    Distance:4.4 mi / 7 km
    Route:MST/Bushwhack/Richland Balsam Loop
    Start Trailhead:MST SW of Reinhart Knob  5365 ft / 1635 m
    Time:3 Hours 16 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:539 ft / 164 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 538 ft / 164 m; Extra: 1 ft / 0m
    Gain on way out:1 ft / 0 m
    Distance:1.3 mi / 2 km
    Route:Richland Balsam Loop/BRP
    End Trailhead:Beartrail Ridge Overlook on BRP  5872 ft / 1789 m
    Time:33 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Reinhart/Richland Balsam

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Reinhart Knob2015-05-25269 ft / 82 m
2Richland Balsam2015-05-251251 ft / 381 m
Total Trip Gain: 1520 ft / 463 m    Total Trip Loss: 1520 ft / 464 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Albert Wolff
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