Ascent of Mount Pisgah on 2009-08-14
|Others in Party:||supported by Rose|
|Date:||Friday, August 14, 2009|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Location:||USA-North Carolina|
| Elevation:||5721 ft / 1743 m|
Ascent Trip ReportA very popular touristy hike offering great views.
The summit is topped with a tall orange TV Mast and a wooden observation platform on the rocky outcrop, there are two geodetic survey markers, one on each side of the TV Mast, it offers outstanding views if the weather is agreeable, but not on this day.
The TH is located on the BRP's Pisgah Parking, Mile 407.6, about 24 miles south of Ashville. Moderate hike with some steep sections, less than 2 hour hike.
"ENJOY THE LITTLE THINGS ....... FOR ONE DAY YOU'LL LOOK BACK AND REALIZE THEY WERE THE BIG THINGS."
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||726 ft / 221 m|
| Distance:||3.2 mi / 5.1 km|
| Route:||mount pisgah trail from brp's pisgah parking|
| Trailhead:||brp's pisgah parking Mile407.6, S of Ashville 4995 ft / 1522 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
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