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Ascent of Tricorner Knob 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:Tricorner Knob
    Location:USA-North Carolina/Tennessee
    Elevation:6120 ft / 1865 m

Ascent Trip Report

Small cairn on summit. Go directly west from summit down steep hill to get to the AT.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2014 ft / 613 m
    Total Elevation Loss:5601 ft / 1707 m
    Round-Trip Distance:9 mi / 14.5 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1, Bushwack
    Quality:2 (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:106 ft / 32 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 73 ft / 22 m; Extra: 33 ft / 10m
    Loss on way in:33 ft / 10 m
    Distance:0.1 mi / 0.2 km
    Route:Bushwack
    Start Trailhead:Saddle between Yonaguska and Tricorner Knob  6047 ft / 1843 m
    Time:15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:5568 ft / 1697 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 3660 ft / 1116 m; Extra: 1908 ft / 581m
    Gain on way out:1908 ft / 581 m
    Distance:8.9 mi / 14.3 km
    Route:AT and Snake Den Trail
    End Trailhead:Cosby Campground  2460 ft / 749 m
    Time:3 Hours 58 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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