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Ascent of Browning Knob on 2009-04-11

Climber: Jeff Rinehart

Date:Saturday, April 11, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Browning Knob
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6240 ft / 1901 m

Ascent Trip Report

An easy summit via the sometimes overgrown manway to Plott Balsam. Go straight at the bottom of the last set of stairs on the way up Waterrock Knob. This is the start of the obvious manway.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:176 ft / 53 m
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:176 ft / 53 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Route:Manway
    Trailhead:Waterrock Kno summit  6064 ft / 1848 m
    Time Up:21 Minutes
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Plott Balsams

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
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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