Ascent of Clingmans Peak on 2012-10-06

Climber: Nathan Sylvester

Date:Saturday, October 6, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Clingmans Peak
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6520 ft / 1987 m

Ascent Trip Report

Parked at Balsam Gap on the BRP Friday night and hiked to the ridge on the MTS trail to set up camp in my hammock. Took the MTS trail (summit Blackstock Knob) to the Boundary Trail (summit Potato Knob, Clingman's Peak , bushwhack to Mount Gibbes). Steppes Gap to the Old Mitchell Trail (bushwhack to Hallback). Backtracked on 128 to the MTS trail and back to Blackstock Knob.
Summary Total Data
Ascent Part of Trip: Southern Blacks (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Blackstock Knob2012-10-06 
2Potato Knob2012-10-06 
3Clingmans Peak2012-10-06 
4Mount Gibbes2012-10-06 
5Mount Hallback2012-10-06 
6Blackstock Knob2012-10-06 

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