Ascent of Commissary Ridge on 2018-08-25

Climber: Henry Pharr

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, August 25, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Commissary Ridge
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6640 ft / 2023 m

Ascent Trip Report

Short Hike on the Balsam Trail from the Mount Mitchell summit parking lot to the end of the ridge. Short bushwhack SW to the summit.

The Commissary Ridge Trail that continues to the SE. Perhaps the toughest trail in the Mount Mitchell State Park.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:60 ft / 18 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.8 mi / 1.3 km
    Route:Maintained Trail
    Trailhead:6580 ft / 2005 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Time:25 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:20 Minutes

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