Ascent of Parson Bald on 2006-08-19
|Date:||Saturday, August 19, 2006|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||4732 ft / 1442 m|
Ascent Trip ReportParson Bald is located in the western Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee and North Carolina. The border between the two states crosses the summit. While there is a large patch of grass at the summit, there is no view. Parson Bald is less than a mile from Gregory Bald. The Wolf Ridge Trail ascending the south side is slightly overgrown as it approaches the summit, but still fairly easy to follow.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3437 ft / 1048 m|
| Distance:||12 mi / 19.3 km|
| Route:||Wolf Ridge Trail|
| Trailhead:||Twentymile Campground 1295 ft / 394 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
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