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Ascent of Currahee Mountain on 2011-12-31

Climber: Tom Layton

Date:Saturday, December 31, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Currahee Mountain
    Location:USA-Georgia
    Elevation:1740 ft / 530 m

Ascent Trip Report

The road to the summit is named for war hero Robert F. Sink, and there's a museum in Toccoa commemorating the paratroopers he trained on this mountain.

The summit is about a 20-foot climb from the end of the road. There's a RM pointing to a hidden BM under one of the towers.

Views from the summit are limited because of trees.

My GPS showed the top contour at 1680 rather than 1740.


Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:20 ft / 6 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Trailhead:1720 ft / 524 m



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