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Ascent of Blanket Mountain on 2010-12-19

Climber: Rob Carter

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, December 19, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Hi-Clearance Vehicle
Peak:Blanket Mountain
    Location:USA-Tennessee
    Elevation:4609 ft / 1404 m

Ascent Trip Report

Straightforward ascent up the manway - really getting overgrown. Nice views from the top on a bluebird day. First of three peaks today.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2209 ft / 673 m
    Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Route:Jakes Creek
    Trailhead:Elkmont-New Parking Area  2400 ft / 731 m
    Grade/Class:1
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles, Bivouac
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Nice
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:3 Hours 
Ascent Part of Trip: Bent Arm (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Blanket Mountain2010-12-19
2Dripping Spring Mountain2010-12-19
3Bent Arm2010-12-19



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