Ascent of Wildcat Rock on 2012-06-09

Climber: Tom Layton

Date:Saturday, June 9, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Wildcat Rock
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:3760 ft / 1146 m

Ascent Trip Report

Wildcat Rock is the highest point in Doughton Park on the Blue Ridge Parkway and offers a balcony view of the Caudill cabin 1,000 feet below. It's an easy paved walk from the end of the road past Bluffs Lodge.

The Bluffs Lodge and restaurant were closed in 2011 during construction along the Parkway, and they have not reopened.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:40 ft / 12 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Trailhead:Bluffs Lodge   3720 ft / 1133 m

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