Ascent of Ridgepole Mountain on 2012-10-28
|Others in Party:||Me|
Ginger ale and Little Time.
|Date:||Sunday, October 28, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-North Carolina|
| Elevation:||5043 ft / 1537 m|
Ascent Trip ReportBackpacked in to Carters Gap via Grassy Ridge Trail. Approx 4 miles. Set up camp there. Made the short bushwack up to Timber Ridge on Sat and the bushwack up to Ridgepole on Sunday. Then broke camp and hiked back out.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||1684 ft / 513 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||1684 ft / 513 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Cool, Breezy, Overcast|
| Gain on way in:||1684 ft / 513 m|
| Route:||Grassy Ridge Trail to AT|
| Start Trailhead:||Patterson Gap 3359 ft / 1023 m|
| Loss on way out:||1684 ft / 513 m|
| End Trailhead:||Patterson Gap 3359 ft / 1023 m|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Ridgepole (1 nights total away from roads)|
Complete Trip Sequence:
Total Trip Gain: 3085 ft / 940 m Total Trip Loss: 1684 ft / 513 m
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