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Ascent to Bob Bald on 2008-06-07

Climber: Brian Stansberry

Date:Saturday, June 7, 2008
Ascent Type:No Summit Goal
Place:Bob Bald
    Elevation:1609 m / 5282 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Bob Bald is a subpeak of Stratton Bald in the Unicoi Mountains of North Carolina. The bald area is characteristic of an Appalachian grassy bald, with very thick grass and only the occasional tree. There is an excellent view of the Unicoi crest to the south. There were several makeshift campsites in the bald area, and one just inside the forest going toward Stratton's summit.

Bob Bald is appx. 3-4 miles from Beech Gap, along the Cherohala Skyway.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Road #95/Trail #54A/Trail #54
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Stratton Bald

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Strawberry Knob2008-06-07
2Bob Bald2008-06-07
3Stratton Bald2008-06-07



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