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Ascent of Mount Yonaguska on 2017-07-16

Climber: Albert Wolff

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, July 16, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Yonaguska
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6120 ft / 1865 m

Ascent Trip Report

Small cairn on obvious summit.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3699 ft / 1126 m
    Total Elevation Loss:112 ft / 34 m
    Round-Trip Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1, Bushwack
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3660 ft / 1115 m
    Distance:9.7 mi / 15.6 km
    Route:Snake Den Trail, AT, Balsam Trail
    Start Trailhead:Cosby Campground GSMNP  2460 ft / 749 m
    Time:4 Hours 47 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:112 ft / 34 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 73 ft / 22 m; Extra: 39 ft / 11m
    Gain on way out:39 ft / 11 m
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Route:Bushwack
    End Trailhead:Saddle between Yonaguska and Tricorner Knob  6047 ft / 1843 m
    Time:18 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Tricorner

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Yonaguska2017-07-163699 ft / 1127 m
2Tricorner Knob2017-07-162014 ft / 614 m
Total Trip Gain: 5713 ft / 1741 m    Total Trip Loss: 5713 ft / 1741 m



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