Ascent of Fryingpan Mountain on 2011-09-10

Climber: Tom Layton

Date:Saturday, September 10, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Fryingpan Mountain
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:5320 ft / 1621 m

Ascent Trip Report

Easy walk up a well-maintained gravel road from the Blue Ridge Parkway; 1.6 miles round trip. Tower steps are open and in good shape. Topo shows a small 5320 contour in a thicket SW of the tower, but I didn't find anything higher than the rocks NE of the tower.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:470 ft / 143 m
    Distance:1.6 mi / 2.6 km
    Route:Tower road
    Trailhead:Blue Ridge Parkway N of Fryingpan Tunner  4850 ft / 1478 m
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:25 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:20 Minutes

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