Ascent of Mount Collins on 2012-04-25
|Date:||Wednesday, April 25, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-North Carolina/Tennessee|
| Elevation:||6188 ft / 1886 m|
Ascent Trip ReportWe were just going to hike Clingmans Dome and Mount Love, but The Great Explorer elected to continue up Mount Collins. Tough hike for her but she did it with style. My GPS showed a trail complex on the north side of the mountain that would take us to the Clingmans Dome road, but it isn't there any more. Instead we continued to the Fork Ridge Trail and headed to the road. I left her there with the packs and jogged/walked back to the Clingmans Dome parking lot to get the car.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||465 ft / 141 m|
| Trailhead:||5723 ft / 1744 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Mount Collins (0 nights total away from roads)|
Complete Trip Sequence:
Total Trip Gain: 908 ft / 277 m Total Trip Loss: 465 ft / 142 m
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