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Ascent of Blue Mountain on 2020-12-12

Climber: Tyler Lahti

Date:Saturday, December 12, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Blue Mountain
    Location:USA-Georgia
    Elevation:4000 ft / 1219 m

Ascent Trip Report

Trail run/hike, Left from Unicoi Gap. Followed the AT over Blue Mountain and Red Knob. Went around to the north side of Spaniards because it looked like an easier ascent (see GPX). It wasn't bad and there was a lightly worn trail to kind of follow to the summit. I still put my pants on but honestly it would have been pretty comfortable still without them. Taking the short cut south and then east on the way back I ran into more briars, and I was glad to have the pants here. Then took the AT back to the trailhead.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Windy, Overcast
Ascent Part of Trip: Blue Mountain / Red Knob / Spaniards Knob

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Blue Mountain2020-12-12 
2Spaniards Knob2020-12-12 
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Tyler Lahti
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