Ascent of Clingmans Dome on 1977-08-11

Climber: William Musser

Others in Party:Dale Musser (father)
Date:Thursday, August 11, 1977
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Clingmans Dome
    Location:USA-North Carolina/Tennessee
    Elevation:6643 ft / 2024 m

Ascent Trip Report

Part of family vacation long before I took up serious backpacking as a hobby. Another tourist deal with parking lots and concrete observation points. But it is the highest point in TN. Brief hike from the parking lot with my father.

US State HP #1
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:332 ft / 101 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.4 mi / 2.3 km
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:332 ft / 101 m
    Distance:0.7 mi / 1.1 km
    Start Trailhead:6311 ft / 1923 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:0.7 mi / 1.1 km

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