Ascent of Chestnut Bald on 2009-03-20

Climber: Jeff Rinehart

Date:Friday, March 20, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Chestnut Bald
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6000 ft / 1828 m

Ascent Trip Report

Another easy summit if you know which way to go. Last entry I made regarding this summit I was taking the wrong path. Go up the east slope and there will be a faint manway that is also tagged with orange ribbons. It's a short ascent.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:102 ft / 31 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Route:Spur trail
    Trailhead:MST  5898 ft / 1797 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:8 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:6 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: GreenMtn-MST-ForkMtn (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Mount Hardy2009-03-20
1Green Knob2009-03-20
2Chestnut Bald2009-03-20

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