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Ascent of Mount Mitchell on 2012-05-20

Climber: Wilson Eury

Date:Sunday, May 20, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Mitchell
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6684 ft / 2037 m

Ascent Trip Report

Black Mtn crest trail. 14 miles.The first 6 or 7 miles were cake but then it just hit me. Amazing views. Pretty difficult terrain.

As for Mitchell its just an easy walk up the path, and the trailhead is in the parking lot near the picnic area. Note that the trail is called Deep Gap trail here.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Lucky no thunerstorms.
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Mt Mitchell Sumit Pathway
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Black Mountain Traverse

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Mount Mitchell2012-05-20
2Mount Craig2012-05-20
3Big Tom2012-05-20
4Balsam Cone2012-05-20
5Cattail Peak2012-05-20
6Potato Hill2012-05-20
7Winter Star Mountain2012-05-20
8Celo Knob2012-05-20



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