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Ascent of Moores Knob on 2021-01-19

Climber: Scott Leslie

Date:Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Moores Knob
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:2579 ft / 786 m

Ascent Trip Report

My final peak of the day. This was also my final peak bagged under Donald Trump's presidency.

Though I have bagged this peak more times than I can remember, tonight was unique as it was the very first time I had the summit entirely to myself. The wind was blowing hard and it was absolutely frigid up here. I tagged the natural high point of the mountain than ran up the tower and enjoyed the spectacular sunset.

After today I have only the true HP of Hanging Rock Mountain and Flat Shoals Mountain to bag and I'll have every peak of Hanging Rock State Park under my belt.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Frigid, Very Windy, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Hanging Rock Trail/Cook's Wall Trail/Magnolia Spri
    Start Trailhead:Hanging Rock Parking Lot  
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Hanging Rock 1/19/2021

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Hanging Rock2021-01-19 
2Wolf Rock2021-01-19 
3House Rock2021-01-19 
4Cooks Wall2021-01-19 
5Devils Chimney2021-01-19 
6Ruben Mountain2021-01-19 
7Huckleberry Ridge2021-01-19 
8Moores Knob2021-01-19 



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