Ascent of Mount Le Conte-Cliff Top on 2017-08-21

Climber: Spencer Corcoran

Others in Party:Chad P
Ari N
Riley P
Date:Monday, August 21, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Le Conte-Cliff Top
    Elevation:6555 ft / 1997 m

Ascent Trip Report

After reaching the true summit of Mt. Le Conte, my group of friends and I headed over to Cliff Top to view the solar eclipse. Hell of an experience, for sure! Headed back down the Trillium Gap Trail after re-filling our water bottles at the Le Conte Lodge.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:100 ft / 30 m
    Round-Trip Distance:7.5 mi / 12.1 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:0.7 mi / 1.1 km
    Route:Boulevard Trail, Cliff Top Trail
    Start Trailhead:Mt Le Conte  6455 ft / 1967 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:6.8 mi / 10.9 km
    Route:Cliff Top Trail
    End Trailhead:Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail  
Ascent Part of Trip: Mt. Le Conte

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Brushy Mountain2017-08-211800 ft / 549 m
2Mount Le Conte2017-08-212000 ft / 610 m
3Mount Le Conte-Cliff Top2017-08-21100 ft / 30 m
Total Trip Gain: 3900 ft / 1189 m    Total Trip Loss: 200 ft / 61 m

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