Ascent of Brier Knob on 2015-07-04

Climber: Tomoko Nakajima

Date:Saturday, July 4, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Brier Knob
    Location:USA-North Carolina/Tennessee
    Elevation:5215 ft / 1589 m

Ascent Trip Report

I led 3 days backpacking trip on AT section inside GSMNP from Newfound Gap to Cades Cove campground via Spence Filed Shelter.
Day 1 is from Newfound Gap to Silers Bald Shelter and I hiked to Clingmans Dome tower. Day 2 was from Sliers Bald Shelter to Spence Field Shelter. Day 3 is to take Anthony Creek Trail to hike out to Cades Cove Campground.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Stream Ford
    Gear Used:
Hut Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Trailhead:Newfound Gap  
Descent Statistics
    Trailhead:Cades Cove Campground  
Ascent Part of Trip: Smokies-Middle (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Mount Collins2015-07-03
2Clingmans Dome2015-07-03
3Silers Bald2015-07-03
4Cold Spring Knob2015-07-04
5Brier Knob2015-07-04
6Thunderhead Mountain2015-07-04

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