Ascent of Thunderhead Mountain on 2008-04-12
|Others in Party:||John Fischer|
|Date:||Saturday, April 12, 2008|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-North Carolina/Tennessee|
| Elevation:||5527 ft / 1684 m|
Ascent Trip ReportAscended via Lead Cove, Bote Mtn., and Appalachian Trails. Excellent weather conditions. Stopped at "Rocky Top" subpeak and then Thunderhead itself. Excellent visibility.
The summit ridge of Thunderhead Mountain in the Smokies, in spring before the leaves come out (2008-04-12). Photo by Jeff Malik.
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|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3939 ft / 1200 m|
| Distance:||14 mi / 22.5 km|
| Route:||Lead Cove Trail, Bote Mountain Trail, Appalachian |
| Trailhead:||Laurel Creek Road 1588 ft / 484 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Thunderhead|
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