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Ascent of Little Hump Mountain on 2007-06-17

Climber: Ben Lostracco

Date:Sunday, June 17, 2007
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Little Hump Mountain
    Location:USA-North Carolina/Tennessee
    Elevation:5440 ft / 1658 m

Ascent Trip Report

DAY #35 ----- 140 PEOPLE -----
As usual Chris is very quick to leave in the AM, I caught up as we crested hump mtn (3m)- superb open T. At 19E we hitched a ride to Roadside restaurant, for a sunday buffet lunch - popular w the locals. Maria in a bit later, loaned her 5$ !!. We all pigged out. Made a few calls w chris's cell.
Arrived the brand new mountaineer shelter, apparently built in one day w the help of 140 PEOPLE carrying the lumber, a nice place w a good water source.

"LIFE CAN BE COMPLICATED, BUT ....
HAPPINESS IS REALLY VERY SIMPLE"
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:758 ft / 231 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Hut Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:758 ft / 231 m
    Distance:17.4 mi / 28 km
    Route:AT day#35 nb-overmtn shelter/mountaineer shelter
    Trailhead:overmountain shelter  4682 ft / 1427 m
Descent Statistics
    Route:ATnb to hump mtn
    Trailhead:mountaineer shelter  



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