Ascent of Mount Sterling on 2011-04-10
|Others in Party:||The Great Explorer|
|Date:||Sunday, April 10, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-North Carolina|
| Elevation:||5842 ft / 1780 m|
Ascent Trip ReportGot a late start. Headed up the Mt. Sterling trail with the Great Explorer to prep for our overnight on Mt. Leconte on Wednesday. Pretty steep for TGE, but a very nice day for a hike. Didn't see much wildlife, but the views were great. TGE made it to the Benton-McKay trail and waited while I went up to the fire tower. Went down and crossed the gap to Scottish Mountain.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1954 ft / 595 m|
| Distance:||5 mi / 8 km|
| Route:||Mount Sterling Trail|
| Trailhead:||Mt. Sterling Gap 3888 ft / 1185 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Time Up:||3 Hours |
| Time Down:||1 Hours |
|Ascent Part of Trip: Sterling|
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