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Ascent of Craggy Pinnacle on 2009-05-16

Climber: Peter Chinigo

Date:Saturday, May 16, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Craggy Pinnacle
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:5892 ft / 1795 m

Ascent Trip Report

Nice, pretty ascent with a good view at the top. There's no other official trail to access this peak. However, it looks like there used to be another one that comes up from the Mountains-to-Sea/Douglas Falls Trail. Another hiker said that it had been closed (mayve due to erosion?). I did not go down far enough to investigate.

Nice guide is "Hiking the Blue Ridge Parkway" by Randy Johnson.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:250 ft / 76 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.4 mi / 2.3 km
    Route:trail
    Trailhead:Craggy Dome Overlook on Blue Ridge Parkway  5642 ft / 1719 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy



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