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Ascent of Spence Field on 2020-09-26

Climber: Scott Leslie

Date:Saturday, September 26, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Spence Field
    Location:USA-North Carolina/Tennessee
    Elevation:4920 ft / 1499 m

Ascent Trip Report

Summit is pretty much right on the AT in a field of thorny weeds. The environment up here is really something. Interesting to see the last remnants of the field being reclaimed by the forest.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:350 ft / 106 m
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:350 ft / 106 m
    Route:Appalachian Trail
    Start Trailhead:Mollies Ridge Shelter  4570 ft / 1392 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Mollies 'n' Spence (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Little Bald2020-09-252955 ft / 901 m
2Powell Knob2020-09-252639 ft / 804 m
3Doe Knob2020-09-252720 ft / 829 m
4Devils Tater Patch2020-09-26205 ft / 62 m
5Spence Field2020-09-26350 ft / 107 m
6Mount Squires2020-09-26500 ft / 152 m
6Rocky Top2020-09-26871 ft / 265 m
8Thunderhead Mountain2020-09-26957 ft / 292 m
Total Trip Gain: 11197 ft / 3412 m



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