Ascent of Coontree Mountain on 2012-04-29

Climber: David Aaronson

Others in Party:Melanie Stowell
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Date:Sunday, April 29, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Coontree Mountain
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:3488 ft / 1063 m

Ascent Trip Report

Took Bennett gap up from the Stables via Avery Creek Rd. Came back down Perry Cove. Summit is easily reachable from Bennett Gap trail. Not much view though, much better about a half mile north along Bennett Gap. Winter might be a better time to climb this.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1100 ft / 336 m
    Elevation Loss:1100 ft / 336 m
    Distance:3.9 mi / 6.3 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1100 ft / 336 m
    Distance:2.3 mi / 3.7 km
    Route:Avery Creek Rd, Bennett Gap
    Trailhead:Pisgah Forest Stables  2388 ft / 727 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1100 ft / 336 m
    Distance:1.6 mi / 2.6 km
    Route:Bennett Gap north to Perry Cove
    Trailhead:Pisgah Forest Stables  2388 ft / 727 m

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