Ascent of Mount Hallback on 2009-10-07
|Others in Party:||Solo|
|Date:||Wednesday, October 7, 2009|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-North Carolina|
| Elevation:||6329 ft / 1929 m|
Ascent Trip ReportSee Full trip report for Mitchell.
Found sign placed at peak with elevation placed by State Park - but area at peak was surrounded by brush and cover. There are little views.
Began at 12:40 PM at parking lot EL 6080 and began ascending the old Mount Mitchell Summit Trail.Bushwhack leaves around 0.6 miles from the main trail when trail crests and then begins to descend as it skirts around the side of Hallback. Estimate 0.2 miles extra round trip up and back to main Trail. Thus, 0.7 up.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||249 ft / 75 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||129 ft / 39 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||0.8 mi / 1.3 km|
| Quality:||4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Bushwhack|
| Gain on way in:||249 ft / 75 m|
| Distance:||0.7 mi / 1.1 km|
| Route:||Old Mt. Mitchell Tr. to Bushwhack|
| Start Trailhead:||Parking Lot at TH to Old Mt Mictchell Summit Trail 6080 ft / 1853 m|
| Time:||13 Hours |
| Loss on way out:||129 ft / 39 m|
| Distance:||0.1 mi / 0.2 km|
| End Trailhead:||6200 ft / 1889 m|
| Time:||2 Hours |
|Ascent Part of Trip: Mount Mitchell|
Complete Trip Sequence:
Total Trip Gain: 2877 ft / 877 m Total Trip Loss: 2877 ft / 876 m
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