Ascent of Mount Mitchell on 2009-03-29
|Others in Party:||Mark|
|Date:||Sunday, March 29, 2009|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-North Carolina|
| Elevation:||6684 ft / 2037 m|
Ascent Trip ReportUp Colbert Ridge Trail to Deep Gap, camped there. Hit 6 peaks(Potato Hill, Balsam Cone, Big Tom, Cattail, Craig), then Hit Mitchell peak around 3pm, weather turned windy and cold, some sleet/snow near top, Hiked down "the old horse trail" as far as we could get by 9pm. Camped within 2 miles of trail head/parking.
|Summary Total Data|
| Quality:||6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Stream Ford|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles, Tent Camp|
| Weather:||Raining, Cool, Extremely Windy, Low Clouds|
|Ascent Part of Trip: NC (2 nights total away from roads)|
Complete Trip Sequence:
| ||Mount Mitchell||2009-03-29|
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