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Ascent of Thunderhead Mountain in 1977-06

Climber: Jack Magaw

Others in Party:Jack F. Magaw (father)
Date:June, 1977
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Thunderhead Mountain
    Location:USA-North Carolina/Tennessee
    Elevation:5527 ft / 1684 m
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:677 ft / 206 m
    Elevation Loss:147 ft / 45 m
    Distance:1.3 mi / 2.1 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:677 ft / 206 m
    Distance:0.9 mi / 1.4 km
    Route:Appalachian Tr
    Trailhead:Beechnut Gap  4850 ft / 1478 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:147 ft / 45 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.7 km
    Route:Appalachian Tr
    Trailhead:Rocky Top Col  5380 ft / 1639 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Thunderhead Mtn (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Big Chestnut Bald1977-06
2Brier Knob1977-06
3Thunderhead Mountain1977-06
4Rocky Top1977-06
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Jack Magaw
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