Ascent of Flint Knob on 2013-12-28
|Date:||Saturday, December 28, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||4240 ft / 1292 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThe trail off Flint Knob east dives off the north side of the knob before circling around to the east side. I think it does this to bypass a huge rhody thicket on the east side. There were beautiful icecicle formations hanging off ledges of moss on this side.
Anyway the trail continues across a saddle and back up onto Flint Knob. The high point is on a rock way on the west end of the ridge.
If you turn left right before the high point, it leads out onto some ledges from which there are awesome views out to the south.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||100 ft / 30 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||100 ft / 30 m|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail|
| Gain on way in:||100 ft / 30 m|
| Route:||unmaintained side trail|
| Start Trailhead:||Saddle between flint knobs 4140 ft / 1261 m|
| Loss on way out:||100 ft / 30 m|
| End Trailhead:||Saddle between flint knobs 4140 ft / 1261 m|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Rabun Bald and company|
Complete Trip Sequence:
Total Trip Gain: 3276 ft / 998 m Total Trip Loss: 3276 ft / 998 m
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