Ascent of Old Black on 2008-09-26

Climber: Jeff Rinehart

Date:Friday, September 26, 2008
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Old Black
    Location:USA-North Carolina/Tennessee
    Elevation:6347 ft / 1934 m

Ascent Trip Report

I'm not much of a bushwhacker so I wussed out. It was raining and I had on my practically brand new rain gear and didn't feel like ripping it to shreds on the blackberry thorns that are abundant on this mountain. Got as close as I could on the manway and turned back.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Raining, Cool, Calm, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Route:Snake Den Ridge to AT
    Trailhead:Snake Den Ridge Trailhead  
    Time Up:4 Hours 25 Minutes
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Cosby, SD-AT-LG

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Inadu Knob2008-09-26
2(Attempt) Old Black2008-09-26
3Ross Knob2008-09-26
4Cosby Knob2008-09-26

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