Ascent of Cold Mountain in 1993-08
|Others in Party:||Rynning|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-North Carolina|
| Elevation:||6030 ft / 1837 m|
Ascent Trip ReportFirst night camped near the Shinning Rock area. Second night camped near Little East Fork and then Began north trek to Cold Mtn.
TH EL began at 3308 near Daniel Boon Camp along Art Loeb trail. Cold Mtn Summit was around 18 miles into the entire backpacking trip.
Took Art Loeb up to Narrows at 5130 then down to Deep Gap at 4980 prior to making Cold Mountain summit.
Gain = 6030 - 3308 = 2722
Plus = 150 near the Narrows to Deep Gap
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||2872 ft / 875 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||1200 ft / 365 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||7 mi / 11.3 km|
| Grade/Class:||class 1 & 1+ |
| Quality:||6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack|
| Gear Used:||Tent Camp|
| Weather:||rainy and cloudy |
| Gain on way in:||2872 ft / 875 m|
| Gain Breakdown:||Net: 2722 ft / 829 m; Extra: 150 ft / 45m|
| Loss on way in:||150 ft / 45 m|
| Distance:||6 mi / 9.7 km|
| Route:||Art Loeb Trail|
| Start Trailhead:||Daniel Boone Camp 3308 ft / 1008 m|
| Loss on way out:||1050 ft / 320 m|
| Distance:||1 mi / 1.6 km|
| Route:||Trail to Stair Mountain|
| End Trailhead:||Deep Gap 4980 ft / 1517 m|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Shining Rock Wilderness Traverse (2 nights total away from roads)|
Complete Trip Sequence:
Total Trip Gain: 6805 ft / 2074 m Total Trip Loss: 6805 ft / 2074 m
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