Ascent of Clingmans Dome on 2015-07-03

Climber: Tomoko Nakajima

Date:Friday, July 3, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Clingmans Dome
    Location:USA-North Carolina/Tennessee
    Elevation:6643 ft / 2024 m

Ascent Trip Report

I led 3 days backpacking trip on AT section inside GSMNP from Newfound Gap to Cades Cove campground via Spence Filed Shelter.
Day 1 is from Newfound Gap to Silers Bald Shelter and I hiked to Clingmans Dome tower. Day 2 was from Sliers Bald Shelter to Spence Field Shelter. Day 3 is to take Anthony Creek Trail to hike out to Cades Cove Campground.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Stream Ford
    Gear Used:
Hut Camp
    Weather:Raining, Cool, Calm, White-out
Ascent Statistics
    Start Trailhead:Newfound Gap  
Descent Statistics
    End Trailhead:Cades Cove Campground  
Ascent Part of Trip: Smokies-Middle (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Mount Collins2015-07-03 
2Clingmans Dome2015-07-03 
3Silers Bald2015-07-03 
4Cold Spring Knob2015-07-04 
5Brier Knob2015-07-04 
6Thunderhead Mountain2015-07-04 

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