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Ascent of Mount Buckley on 2020-09-13

Climber: Scott Leslie

Date:Sunday, September 13, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Buckley
    Location:USA-North Carolina/Tennessee
    Elevation:6560 ft / 1999 m

Ascent Trip Report

Bagged for the 2nd time heading up from the Double Spring Gap Shelter. The climb is a real butt-kicker!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1055 ft / 321 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1055 ft / 321 m
    Route:Appalachian Trail
    Start Trailhead:Double Spring Gap Shelter  5505 ft / 1677 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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