Ascent of Brasstown Bald on 2012-07-14

Climber: David Darby

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, July 14, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Brasstown Bald
    Elevation:4784 ft / 1458 m

Ascent Trip Report

Third of 4 state high points today.

05:40pm - Began from parking lot
05:54pm - Summit
06:00pm - Watched the 15 minute USFS video
06:23pm - Took picture of the USGS marker inside the gate they opened for me, and then they showed me the real high point (Just west off the visitor center, has a bear cave under it with luckily no bear in it).
06:39pm - Begin the descent
06:45pm - Back at car.

Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:444 ft / 136 m
    Distance:1.4 mi / 2.3 km
    Route:Paved walkway
    Trailhead:Visitor Center parking lot  4340 ft / 1322 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:14 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by David Darby
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