Ascent of Dog Loser Knob in 1993-08

Climber: William Musser

Others in Party:Rynning
and me
Date:August, 1993
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Dog Loser Knob
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:5761 ft / 1755 m

Ascent Trip Report

Ascended up Chestnut Ridge and summitted Old Butt Knob EL 5525 then climbed down to 5380 Spanish Oak Gap and then up to Dog Loser Knob at 5761. Climbed down to 5620 to Beech Spring Gap.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:381 ft / 116 m
    Total Elevation Loss:141 ft / 42 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:381 ft / 116 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:TH up Chestnut Ridge
    Start Trailhead:Spanish Oak Gap  5380 ft / 1639 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:141 ft / 42 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:Beech Spring Gap
    End Trailhead:Beech Spring Gap  5620 ft / 1712 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Shining Rock Wilderness Traverse (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Old Butt Knob1993-08 a2141 ft / 653 m
2Dog Loser Knob1993-08 b381 ft / 116 m
3Shining Rock1993-08 c380 ft / 116 m
4Cold Mountain1993-08 d2872 ft / 875 m
5The Narrows1993-08 e 
6Stairs Mountain1993-08 f900 ft / 274 m
7Shining Rock1993-08 g131 ft / 40 m
Total Trip Gain: 6805 ft / 2074 m    Total Trip Loss: 6805 ft / 2074 m

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