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Ascent of Mount Le Conte on 2011-06-28

Climber: Kevin O'Laughlin

Date:Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Le Conte
    Location:USA-Tennessee
    Elevation:6593 ft / 2009 m

Ascent Trip Report

Park at Alum cave Trail head and hich a ride up to New found gap.Head down the AT and pick up Mt Ambler, a short bushwhack and then got back on the AT and took it to the Boulevard and head down it. Got off at the jumpoff and went up and got Mt.Kephart.Back down the jump off and back on to the boulevard to Anakeesta Knob, a short bushwhack. Than back to the Boulevard and on to a side trail to Mount Le Conte Mytle. Back down the side tail to the Boulevard to Mount Le Conte and drop off a big rock. Then took the cliff top trail to pick up Mount Le conte cliff top. Finsh off the cliff top trail and pick up Alum Cave trail and took it to the trail head on Newfound gap road. A great hike and pick up six peaks above 5988.
Summary Total Data
    Distance:13.8 mi / 22.2 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Distance:8.4 mi / 13.5 km
    Route:AT/Boulevard
    Trailhead:Newfound Gap  
Descent Statistics
    Distance:5.4 mi / 8.7 km
    Route:Boulevard/cliff trail/ Alum Cave
    Trailhead:Alum Cave Trail head  
Ascent Part of Trip: mtleconte

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Mount Ambler2011-06-28 a
2Mount Kephart2011-06-28 b
3Anakeesta Knob2011-06-28 c
4Mount Le Conte-Myrtle Point2011-06-28 d
5Mount Le Conte2011-06-28 e
6Mount Le Conte-Cliff Top2011-06-28 f



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