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Ascent of Brasstown Bald on 2011-06-21

Climber: Douglas Knipple

Others in Party:Angela Knipple
Date:Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Summit:Carpool
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Brasstown Bald
    Location:USA-Georgia
    Elevation:4784 ft / 1458 m

Ascent Trip Report

Took 19 N from Atlanta to State Road 180 (also clearly marked with Brasstown Bald signs.) Take the 180 spur to the left which leads to a parking lot. The road to the peak is closed to unauthorized traffic.

You can hike the 0.6 mile trail to the top, we were short on time so for $3 the park service provides a shuttle to the top.

A friendly ranger unlocked an access door so that we could photogragh the survey marker.
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    Weather:Hot, Breezy, Clear



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