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Ascent of Blue Mountain on 2007-10-27

Climber: Aaron Gunn

Others in Party:Dad
Eddie
Alan
Date:Saturday, October 27, 2007
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Blue Mountain
    Location:USA-Georgia
    Elevation:4000 ft / 1219 m

Ascent Trip Report

We started the day before at Hogpen Gap on the AT and camped just off of Spaniards Knob (still need to get this one). After leaving camp in the morning, it was a small climb up to the Blue Mountain ridge. The AT goes just past the summit before dropping into Unicoi Gap.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:660 ft / 201 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1051 ft / 320 m
    Round-Trip Distance:12.6 mi / 20.3 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Breezy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:660 ft / 201 m
    Distance:11.5 mi / 18.5 km
    Route:AT
    Start Trailhead:Hogpen Gap  3340 ft / 1018 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1051 ft / 320 m
    Distance:1.1 mi / 1.8 km
    Route:AT
    End Trailhead:Unicoi Gap  2949 ft / 898 m
Ascent Part of Trip: AT: Hogpen Gap to Dicks Creek Gap

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Blue Mountain2007-10-27 09:00660 ft / 201 m
2Rocky Mountain2007-10-27 13:001068 ft / 326 m
3Tray Mountain2007-10-27 15:001310 ft / 399 m
4Tray Mountain-Southeast Peak2007-10-27 15:300 ft / 0 m
5Double Spring Knob2007-10-28976 ft / 297 m
Total Trip Gain: 4014 ft / 1223 m    Total Trip Loss: 4678 ft / 1425 m



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