Ascent of Mount Mitchell on 2006-04-10
|Others in Party:||Mary Urban|
|Date:||Monday, April 10, 2006|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-North Carolina|
| Elevation:||6684 ft / 2037 m|
Ascent Trip ReportDrove 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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