Ascent of Mout Hardy BM Elevation 6110 on 2020-08-16

Climber: Scott Leslie

Date:Sunday, August 16, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mout Hardy BM Elevation 6110
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6110 ft / 1862 m

Ascent Trip Report

When following the manway up to the true summit of Mount Hardy, this false summit is passed by. There is a benchmark in a rock labeled "NO. 2 BLACK MT.".

This is sometimes mistaken as the true summit for Mount Hardy. It is not - The true summit lies significantly further up the manway.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:810 ft / 246 m
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:810 ft / 246 m
    Route:Mountains-to-Sea Trail
    Start Trailhead:Rough Butt Bald Overlook  5300 ft / 1615 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Hardy/Chestnut Loop

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Mount Hardy2020-08-16820 ft / 250 m
2Mout Hardy BM Elevation 61102020-08-16810 ft / 247 m
3Chestnut Bald2020-08-16700 ft / 213 m
4Devils Courthouse2020-08-16420 ft / 128 m
Total Trip Gain: 2750 ft / 838 m

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