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Ascent of Mount Mitchell on 2006-04-10

Climber: Doug Urban

Others in Party:Mary Urban
Date:Monday, April 10, 2006
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Mitchell
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6684 ft / 2037 m

Ascent Trip Report

Drove to Asheville, NC from Sassafras Mtn, SC. Attempted to access Hwy. 128 from the East from Hwy. 80 to Blue Ridge Parkway. Road closed due to damage from Hurricane Frances. Drove 80 miles back around to Asheville and drove up Blue Ridge Parkway to Hwy. 128. Parked at campground below Mt. Mitchell. Hiked 2 miles round trip on the Old Mount Mitchell Trail. Few people. Clear day with nice views at the summit. HP #9.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:500 ft / 153 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:Old Mount Mitchell Trail
    Trailhead:6184 ft / 1884 m



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