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Ascent of Silers Bald on 2020-09-12

Climber: Scott Leslie

Date:Saturday, September 12, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Silers Bald
    Location:USA-North Carolina/Tennessee
    Elevation:5607 ft / 1709 m

Ascent Trip Report

Bagged while heading to Double Spring Gap for the night. Came from Derrick Knob. It was a hot, humid day, and the trail was harder than it should have been!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:727 ft / 221 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Hot, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:727 ft / 221 m
    Route:Appalachian Trail
    Start Trailhead:Derrick Knob Shelter  4880 ft / 1487 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Derrick Knob Out n Back (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Cold Spring Knob2020-09-110 ft / 0 m
2Hemlock Knob2020-09-110 ft / 0 m
3Mount Davis2020-09-110 ft / 0 m
4Silers Bald2020-09-12727 ft / 222 m
5(Attempt) Jenkins Knob2020-09-12685 ft / 209 m
6Mount Buckley2020-09-131055 ft / 322 m
7Clingmans Dome2020-09-131138 ft / 347 m
Total Trip Gain: 3605 ft / 1100 m



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