Ascent of Brasstown Bald on 2018-11-23
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Friday, November 23, 2018|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||4784 ft / 1458 m|
Ascent Trip ReportHit this one after dark also, unfortunately. It was very cold, lightly raining, and in the thickest fog I have yet seen in my life. Impossible to locate anything less than 10 feet away from my face. Got increasingly soaked on the way up to get to a summit visitors center that was obviously closed. No sights to see as it was, again, after dark. This was just the worst. The least I have ever enjoyed a highpoint, by far. Wait until daylight and/or better weather and/or better season to do this one.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||400 ft / 121 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||2 mi / 3.2 km|
| Trailhead:||4384 ft / 1336 m|
| Quality:||1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Raining, Cold, Breezy, Low Clouds|
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