Ascent of Waterrock Knob on 2009-04-11

Climber: Jeff Rinehart

Date:Saturday, April 11, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Waterrock Knob
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6292 ft / 1917 m

Ascent Trip Report

Easy 6'er to summit. There is a paved path 1/2 way to the summit and the rest of the trail is about as straightforward as it gets. Total length is .5 miles one way.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:460 ft / 140 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:460 ft / 140 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:Paved Trail
    Trailhead:Waterrock Knob parking area  5832 ft / 1777 m
    Time Up:15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Plott Balsams

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Waterrock Knob2009-04-11
2Browning Knob2009-04-11
3Mount Lyn Lowry2009-04-11
4Plott Balsam Mountain2009-04-11
5Oldfield Top2009-04-11
6Yellow Face2009-04-11

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