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Ascent of Rocky Top in 1977

Climber: Jack Magaw

Others in Party:Jack F. Magaw (father)
Date:1977
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Rocky Top
    Location:USA-North Carolina/Tennessee
    Elevation:5441 ft / 1658 m
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:61 ft / 19 m
    Elevation Loss:4101 ft / 1250 m
    Distance:9 mi / 14.5 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:61 ft / 19 m
    Distance:0.1 mi / 0.2 km
    Route:Appalachian Trail
    Trailhead:Rocky Top Col  5380 ft / 1639 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:4101 ft / 1250 m
    Distance:8.9 mi / 14.4 km
    Route:Appalachian Tr > Bote Mtn Tr > West Prong Tr
    Trailhead:Tremont Rd  1340 ft / 408 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Thunderhead Mtn (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Brier Knob1977
2Thunderhead Mountain1977
3Rocky Top1977



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