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Ascent of Mount Mitchell on 2010-06-12

Climber: Nathan Sylvester

Date:Saturday, June 12, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Mitchell
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6684 ft / 2037 m

Ascent Trip Report

Black Mountain Traverse: Hiked solo from the Mt. Mitchell parking lot to Celo Knob along the Black Mountain Crest Trail and returned to the summit of Mount Mitchell. 14 mile hike took approximately 6.5 hours. Extremely rough terrain.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Overcast
Very humid. Poor visibility until the latter half of the hike. The sky cleared up for the finish at
Ascent Part of Trip: Black Mountain Traverse (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Mount Craig2010-06-12
2Big Tom2010-06-12
3Balsam Cone2010-06-12
4Cattail Peak2010-06-12
5Potato Hill2010-06-12
6Deer Mountain2010-06-12
7Winter Star Mountain2010-06-12
8(Attempt) Gibbs Mountain2010-06-12
9Celo Knob2010-06-12
10Mount Mitchell2010-06-12



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