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Ascent of Mount Hallback on 2009-08-09

Climber: Ben Lostracco

Others in Party:supported by Rose
Date:Sunday, August 9, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Hallback
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6329 ft / 1929 m

Ascent Trip Report

Short hike followed by an easy bushwack.

The old Mitchell Trail starts at the main entrance to Mount Mitchell State Park, at Steppes gap Park Office, rte #128, 2.3mi from the BRP. The signed TH is just to the west of the office, it climbs 2mi to Mount Mitchell. In a short distance after leaving the TH it skirts the west side of Hallback summit ...... at a height of land the evergreen woods to the right are open (the bottom branches are all dead), from here it is a short bushwack to the summit ......a loose wood sign "Mount Hallback, elev 6391". 40 minute RT.

"YOU HAVE TO BE OUT THERE TO EXPERIENCE NATURES GIFTS."
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:279 ft / 85 m
    Elevation Loss:279 ft / 85 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:279 ft / 85 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route:old mitchell trail/bushwack from steppes gap
    Trailhead:mt mitchell park office at steppes gap  6050 ft / 1844 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:279 ft / 85 m
    Route:old mitchell trail/bushwack from steppes gap
    Trailhead:mt mitchell park office at steppes gap  6050 ft / 1844 m



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