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Ascent of Dark Mountain on 2011-03-12

Climber: Tom Layton

Date:Saturday, March 12, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Dark Mountain
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:953 ft / 290 m

Ascent Trip Report

I followed Shannon Dillmore's 2006 COHP report. The orange blazes are no longer evident, but the second woods road does lead straight to the top.

My Fitbit says 0.95 miles each way. 28 minutes up, 24 down.

My 65th COHP and 34th in NC.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:473 ft / 144 m
    Elevation Loss:473 ft / 144 m
    Distance:1.8 mi / 2.9 km
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:473 ft / 144 m
    Distance:0.9 mi / 1.5 km
    Route:Uwharrie Trail, then woods road
    Trailhead:Flint Hill Road parking area  480 ft / 146 m
    Time Up:28 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:473 ft / 144 m
    Distance:0.9 mi / 1.5 km
    Route:Woods road, then Uwharrie Trail
    Trailhead:Flint Hill Road parking area  480 ft / 146 m



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