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Ascent of Ripshin Ridge on 2011-03-24

Climber: Rob Carter

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Thursday, March 24, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Hi-Clearance Vehicle
Peak:Ripshin Ridge
    Location:USA-Tennessee
    Elevation:4600 ft / 1402 m

Ascent Trip Report

Follow the road to the pond...get permission to cross the property on an old logging road to an unmaintained trail which leads to the top. I called it the red dot express...you'll know why.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:960 ft / 293 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Route:Red Dot Express
    Trailhead:Pond  3640 ft / 1109 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Extremely Windy, White-out
Whoaa..its March
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:2 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:1 Hours 



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