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Ascent of Point Misery on 2018-08-11

Climber: Henry Pharr

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, August 11, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Point Misery
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:5715 ft / 1741 m

Ascent Trip Report

First in a series of hikes from Balsam Gap up the west side of the Black Mountains. Everything was wet and moist. Trail is very well maintained. Did not learn about the reason they named this mountain as it is until on the way back!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:507 ft / 154 m
    Total Elevation Loss:395 ft / 120 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3 mi / 4.9 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Overcast
Partly Cloudy and and Mild temperatures
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:507 ft / 154 m
    Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Route:Maintained Trail
    Start Trailhead:Pull off on Maintained Road  5208 ft / 1587 m
    Time:38 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:395 ft / 120 m
    Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Route:Trail and Maintained roadbed
    End Trailhead:Pull off on Maintained Road  5320 ft / 1621 m
    Time:25 Minutes



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