Ascent of Clingmans Dome on 2020-09-13
|Date:||Sunday, September 13, 2020|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-North Carolina/Tennessee|
| Elevation:||6643 ft / 2024 m|
Ascent Trip ReportWent up the tower, coming from the Double Spring Gap Shelter. Zero views whatsoever with a nice cool breeze blowing. Little bit on rain coming down too.
Got a lot of wide stares heading back down to the parking lot. It's funny that as a backpacker in the Smokies, you are a tourist attraction.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||1138 ft / 346 m|
| Quality:||5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Drizzle, Cold, Windy, White-out|
| Gain on way in:||1138 ft / 346 m|
| Route:||Appalachian Trail |
| Start Trailhead:||Double Spring Gap Shelter 5505 ft / 1677 m|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Derrick Knob Out n Back (2 nights total away from roads)|
Complete Trip Sequence:
Total Trip Gain: 3605 ft / 1100 m
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