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Ascent of Sassafras Mountain on 2011-11-11

Climber: William Musser

Others in Party:Karen Musser
Date:Friday, November 11, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Sassafras Mountain
    Location:USA-North Carolina/South Carolina
    Elevation:3554 ft / 1083 m
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:319 ft / 96 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1239 ft / 377 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.1 mi / 5 km
    Grade/Class:primarily 1
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
back at car Temp was 48F
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:254 ft / 77 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:foothills trail
    Start Trailhead:saddle between Hickorynut and Sassafras  3300 ft / 1005 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1239 ft / 377 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1174 ft / 358 m; Extra: 65 ft / 19m
    Gain on way out:65 ft / 19 m
    Distance:2.6 mi / 4.2 km
    Route:same
    End Trailhead:foothills TH parking A-3  2380 ft / 725 m
Ascent Part of Trip: SC HP Sassafrass

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Sassafras Mountain2011-11-11 a1239 ft / 378 m
2Sassafrass Mountain-East Peak2011-11-11 b 
3Hickorynut Mountain2011-11-11 c323 ft / 98 m
4Sassafras Mountain2011-11-11 d319 ft / 97 m
5Table Rock2011-11-11 e2024 ft / 617 m
6Table Rock2011-11-11 f124 ft / 38 m
Total Trip Gain: 4029 ft / 1228 m    Total Trip Loss: 4029 ft / 1228 m



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