Ascent of Mount Le Conte on 2009-06-16

Climber: Shelley Cheng

Date:Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Le Conte
    Elevation:6593 ft / 2009 m

Ascent Trip Report

This trail was a very nice, well-maintained path up through some promenade-like stretches flanked by rhondodendrons in full bloom. The summit was more craggy with a fine view of the green valleys around. A great hike in the Appalachians!
Summary Total Data
    Distance:11 mi / 17.7 km
    Route:Alum Cave Trail
    Trailhead:Newfound Gap Road  
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Nights Spent:0 nights away from roads
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear

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