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Ascent of Shining Rock on 2021-01-13

Climber: Scott Leslie

Date:Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Shining Rock
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6000 ft / 1828 m

Ascent Trip Report

Bagged this summit while heading up the Old Butt Knob Trail.

As with my previous summit, I tagged the two possible high points on the high summit. Will never get tired of seeing all the snow white rock up here.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2600 ft / 792 m
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2600 ft / 792 m
    Route:Old Butt Knob Trail
    Start Trailhead:Shining Creek Trailhead  3400 ft / 1036 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Shining Rock 01/13/2021

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Chestnut Ridge2021-01-132020 ft / 616 m
2Old Butt Knob2021-01-132125 ft / 648 m
3Dog Loser Knob2021-01-132361 ft / 720 m
4Shining Rock2021-01-132600 ft / 792 m
5Grassy Cove Top2021-01-132640 ft / 805 m
6Flower Knob2021-01-132480 ft / 756 m
Total Trip Gain: 14226 ft / 4337 m



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