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Ascent of Shining Rock in 1993-08

Climber: William Musser

Date:August, 1993
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Shining Rock
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6000 ft / 1828 m

Ascent Trip Report

First pass through of Shining Rock area and first night camp. We did not explore the "Shining Rock formation" until the second pass through later. See trip report for Shining Rock second time tru - 1993-08f.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:380 ft / 116 m
    Elevation Loss:2692 ft / 820 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:380 ft / 116 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Trailhead:Beech Spring Gap  5620 ft / 1712 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:2692 ft / 820 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:East Fork Pigeon River
    Trailhead:Daniel Boone Camp  3308 ft / 1008 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Shining Rock Wilderness Traverse (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Old Butt Knob1993-08 a
2Dog Loser Knob1993-08 b
3Shining Rock1993-08 c
4Cold Mountain1993-08 d
5The Narrows1993-08 e
6Stairs Mountain1993-08 f
7Shining Rock1993-08 g



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