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Ascent of Coosa Bald on 2014-02-02

Climber: Carlie Turk

Others in Party:William Turk
Date:Sunday, February 2, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Coosa Bald
    Location:USA-Georgia
    Elevation:4280 ft / 1304 m

Ascent Trip Report

We set out with ambitions to go to Brasstown Bald and hike to another one of the high points from there, but found that Brasstown was closed. Instead, we went to Vogel State Park and bought some maps, walked around Trahlyta Lake, and ate lunch. On the way home, we explored some of the FS roads just happened to stumble upon a spot where the Coosa Backcountry Trail crosses a FS road and realized it would only be a short, 1 to 1.5 mile hike up. So, we kind of cheated... but we still bagged another peak!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:403 ft / 122 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Trailhead:3877 ft / 1181 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail



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