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Ascent of Luftee Knob on 2012-03-31

Climber: Nathan Sylvester

Others in Party:D. Blackley and A. Conway
Date:Saturday, March 31, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Luftee Knob
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6234 ft / 1900 m

Ascent Trip Report

Begin at Straight Fork Road to Beech Gap Trail to Beech Gap. Balsam Mountain Trail to the Laurel Gap Shelter for the night. Mount Sterling Trail to a bushwhack to summit Big Cataloochee Mountain. Mount Sterling Trail to Balsam Mountain Trail. Bushwhack to summit Luftee Knob. Bushwhack to Mount Hardison and Marks Knob. Dropped packs at Tricorner Knob Shelter. AT to Old Black bushwhack. Buskwhack over Mount Guyot. Bushwhack to Tricorner Knob. Tricorner Knob Shelter for night two. AT to bushwhack Mount Chapman. AT to Mount Sequoyah to Pecks Corner. Hughes Ridge Trail to Enloe Creek Trail to Hyatt Ridge Trail back to Straight Fork Road.
Summary Total Data
Ascent Part of Trip: Eastern Smoky Traverse (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Big Cataloochee Mountain2012-03-31
2Luftee Knob2012-03-31
3Mount Hardison2012-03-31
4Marks Knob2012-03-31
5Old Black2012-03-31
6Mount Guyot2012-03-31
7Tricorner Knob2012-03-31
8Mount Chapman2012-04-01
9Mount Sequoyah2012-04-01



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