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Ascent of Ridgepole Mountain on 2012-10-28

Climber: Mark Prosser

Others in Party:Me
Ginger ale and Little Time.
Date:Sunday, October 28, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Ridgepole Mountain
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:5043 ft / 1537 m

Ascent Trip Report

Backpacked 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
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1684 ft / 513 m
    Route:Grassy Ridge Trail to AT
    Start Trailhead:Patterson Gap  3359 ft / 1023 m
Descent Statistics
    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:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Timber Ridge2012-10-271401 ft / 427 m
2Ridgepole Mountain2012-10-281684 ft / 513 m
Total Trip Gain: 3085 ft / 940 m    Total Trip Loss: 1684 ft / 513 m



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