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Ascent of Mount Mitchell on 2017-09-23

Climber: Mike Stinson

Others in Party:Jeremy S.
Date:Saturday, September 23, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Mitchell
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6684 ft / 2037 m

Ascent Trip Report

First summit of the day. We visited the top of Mitchell before setting out on the Black Mountain Crest Trail. Start time 8:10 a.m.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:164 ft / 49 m
    Route:paved trail
    Trailhead:parking lot (north end)  6520 ft / 1987 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
cool morning with minimal clouds... beautiful
Ascent Statistics
    Time:10 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Mitchell to Winter Star (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Mitchell2017-09-23164 ft / 50 m
2Mount Craig2017-09-23127 ft / 39 m
3Big Tom2017-09-23 
4Balsam Cone2017-09-23 
5Cattail Peak2017-09-23 
6Potato Hill2017-09-23 
7Winter Star Mountain2017-09-23513 ft / 156 m
Total Trip Gain: 804 ft / 245 m    Total Trip Loss: 164 ft / 50 m



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