Ascent of Locust Log Ridge on 2016-09-10

Climber: Debbie Adams

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, September 10, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Locust Log Ridge
    Elevation:4108 ft / 1252 m

Ascent Trip Report

see report for Chimneytop Mountain. Was trying for Chimneytop and did not realize that this ridge was also on the list. I can say it was a tough trail and not for the casual hiker. I hiked to Brasstown Bald parking lot and back.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3148 ft / 959 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2728 ft / 831 m
    Round-Trip Distance:9 mi / 14.5 km
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Gear Used:
    Weather:Hot, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3148 ft / 959 m
    Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Route:Arkaqua Trail
    Start Trailhead:Track Rock Gap Road  960 ft / 292 m
    Time:4 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2728 ft / 831 m
    Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Route:Arkaqua Trail
    End Trailhead:Track Rock Gap Road  1380 ft / 420 m
    Time:3 Hours 

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