Ascent of Mount Craig in 2008

Climber: Tom Layton

Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Craig
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6647 ft / 2026 m

Ascent Trip Report

Newly rebuilt trail down to the gap then about 280 feet climb on uneven footing to the summit of Mount Craig.

The summit of Mount Mitchell was closed for construction of the new tower, which opened in 2009.

Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:207 ft / 63 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:Deep Gap trail
    Trailhead:Mount Mitchell summit parkling lot  6440 ft / 1962 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail

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