Ascent of Flint Knob on 2016-09-25

Climber: Debbie Adams

Others in Party:Paul Adams
Date:Sunday, September 25, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Flint Knob
    Elevation:4240 ft / 1292 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started at Bartram Trail on FS 7, went 4.2 miles to Rabun Bald, took Bartram trail south 0.9 miles to Alex Mountain/Flint Knob trail. Go west and come to unnamed point( Flint Knob North) elevation 4440 ft at about 3.5 miles, there is a steep climb down and at0.7 miles you're at Flint Knob (elevation 4278 ft). The trail is very easy to follow and well marked. There is an excellent view to your left at summit of Flint Knob. The hike back to unnamed point is a little strenuous otherwise this a moderate hike.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2768 ft / 843 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2447 ft / 745 m
    Round-Trip Distance:11.4 mi / 18.3 km
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Lower 90s, sunny and clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2768 ft / 843 m
    Distance:5.8 mi / 9.3 km
    Route:Bartram Trail to Rabun Bald
    Start Trailhead:Bartram Trail @FS 7  1472 ft / 448 m
    Time:2 Hours 50 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2447 ft / 745 m
    Distance:5.6 mi / 9 km
    Route:Alex mountain/Flint Knob Trail
    End Trailhead:Bartram Trail @ FS 7  1793 ft / 546 m
    Time:2 Hours 10 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Rabun Bald to Flint Knob to Unnamed point.

Complete Trip Sequence:
3Flint Knob2016-09-252768 ft / 844 m
Total Trip Gain: 2768 ft / 844 m    Total Trip Loss: 2447 ft / 746 m

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