Ascent of Waterrock Knob on 2015-05-29

Climber: Albert Wolff

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Friday, May 29, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Waterrock Knob
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6292 ft / 1917 m
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:578 ft / 175 m
    Total Elevation Loss:213 ft / 64 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.8 mi / 1.3 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:574 ft / 174 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 0.9 km
    Route:Waterrock Knob Trail
    Start Trailhead:Waterrock Knob Parking Area off BRP  5718 ft / 1742 m
    Time:17 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:213 ft / 64 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 209 ft / 63 m; Extra: 4 ft / 1m
    Gain on way out:4 ft / 1 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Route:Plott Balsam Trail (un-named)
    End Trailhead:Saddle between Watercock Knob and Browning Knob  6083 ft / 1854 m
    Time:11 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Plott Balsams

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Waterrock Knob2015-05-29578 ft / 176 m
2Browning Knob2015-05-29157 ft / 48 m
3Mount Lyn Lowry2015-05-29557 ft / 170 m
4Plott Balsam Mountain2015-05-291659 ft / 506 m
5Yellow Face2015-05-29564 ft / 172 m
Total Trip Gain: 3515 ft / 1072 m    Total Trip Loss: 3401 ft / 1037 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Albert Wolff
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