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Ascent of Cheaha Mountain on 2015-12-23

Climber: Geoffrey Sarna

Others in Party:dad and brother
John & John
Date:Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Summit:Car
Peak:Cheaha Mountain
    Location:USA-Alabama
    Elevation:2405 ft / 733 m

Ascent Trip Report

We drove down from Chattanooga where the tornado warnings we were running from did materialize into one that touched down in several places. It was foggy and drizzling on top, but there wasn't any lightning yet.

We were the only folks around except for a worker, who told us the tower was on the highest point, which was marked with an "x" in the middle of the first floor. We went around back and found the rock outcrop which certainly seemed higher than the marked "x" inside.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:10 ft / 3 m
    Route:walked in and around the tower
    Trailhead:parking lot near top  2395 ft / 729 m
    Grade/Class:1



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