Ascent of Roan High Knob on 2009-06-13

Climber: Jeff Rinehart

Date:Saturday, June 13, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Roan High Knob
    Location:USA-North Carolina/Tennessee
    Elevation:6285 ft / 1915 m

Ascent Trip Report

Easy mountain to summit, thanks to the long switchbacks. Follow the spur trail to the Roan High Knob Shelter. Pass the shelter and you'll see a rock outcrop. The summit marker is in these rocks.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:745 ft / 227 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:745 ft / 227 m
    Distance:1.8 mi / 2.9 km
    Route:Appalachian Trail, shelter spur trail
    Trailhead:Carver's Gap  5540 ft / 1688 m
    Time Up:43 Minutes
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Roan Mountains

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Roan High Knob2009-06-13
2Cloudland Mountain2009-06-13
3Roan High Bluff2009-06-13
4Jane Bald2009-06-13
5Grassy Ridge Bald2009-06-13
6Round Bald2009-06-13

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