Ascent of Swim Bald on 2013-05-23

Climber: Debbie Melita

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Thursday, May 23, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Swim Bald
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:4720 ft / 1438 m

Ascent Trip Report

Day 1 of my 8-day backpack trip on the AT in NC, May 2013.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2997 ft / 913 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2997 ft / 913 m
    Distance:6 mi / 9.7 km
    Route:Appalachian Trail
    Start Trailhead:Nantahala Outdoor Center, Wesser, NC  1723 ft / 525 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: AT in NC 2013 (7 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Swim Bald2013-05-232997 ft / 913 m
2Cheoah Bald2013-05-24 
3Doe Knob2013-05-252745 ft / 837 m
4Devils Tater Patch2013-05-25 
5Rocky Top2013-05-25 
6Thunderhead Mountain2013-05-25 
7Brier Knob2013-05-25 
8Big Chestnut Bald2013-05-2640 ft / 12 m
9Mount Davis2013-05-26 
10Hemlock Knob2013-05-26 
11Cold Spring Knob2013-05-26 
12Silers Bald2013-05-26 
13Jenkins Knob2013-05-26 
14Mount Buckley2013-05-26 
15Clingmans Dome2013-05-2683 ft / 25 m
16Mount Love2013-05-26 
17Mount Collins2013-05-26 
18Newfound Gap2013-05-260 ft / 0 m
19Mount Ambler2013-05-271110 ft / 338 m
20Mount Kephart2013-05-27 
21Masa Knob2013-05-27 
22Charlies Bunion2013-05-27 
23Laurel Top2013-05-27 
Total Trip Gain: 6975 ft / 2125 m

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