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Ascent of Brasstown Bald on 2010-10-02

Climber: Michael Kelly

Others in Party:Jenny
Date:Saturday, October 2, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Brasstown Bald
    Location:USA-Georgia
    Elevation:4784 ft / 1458 m

Ascent Trip Report

From Brasstown Bald parking lot, hiked with Jenny up the trail to Brasstown Bald, then took trail south out of parking lot to top of South Wolfpen Ridge and back, then went west on the trail leaving from next to the restroom to Chimneytop Mountain. Both South Wolfpen and Chimneytop are highest points along undulating ridges, so make sure to take a GPS with the coordinates pre-programmed so you'll know when you've arrived. South Wolfpen's summit is along the trail, Chimneytop's is up a short scramble <100 feet south of the trail.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:444 ft / 136 m
    Trailhead:Brasstown Visitor Center  4340 ft / 1322 m
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Part of Trip: Jenny's Birthdays

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Wesser Bald2005-10-01
2Tray Mountain2006-09-30
3Siler Bald2008-09-27 1
4Wayah Bald2008-09-27 2
5Brasstown Bald2010-10-02
6South Wolfpen Ridge2010-10-02
7Chimneytop Mountain2010-10-02



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