Ascent of Ball Mountain on 2014-04-06

Climber: Jared Salzmann

Date:Sunday, April 6, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Ball Mountain
    Elevation:3640 ft / 1109 m

Ascent Trip Report

Drove to Springer Mountain trail head via forest service roads. Hiked up the AT then hiked a short loop around utilizing Benton Mackaye trail hitting Ball Mountain. Called the "Springer Mountain Loop"
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View from overlook near Ball Mountain (2014-04-06). Photo by Jared Salzmann.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Loss:645 ft / 196 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.1 mi / 5 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Windy, Overcast
Descent (To Destination) Statistics
    Loss on way in:79 ft / 24 m
    Distance:0.9 mi / 1.5 km
    Route:Benton MacKaye Trail from AT
    Start Trailhead:34.631125, -84.197783  3719 ft / 1133 m
    Time:20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:566 ft / 172 m
    Distance:2.2 mi / 3.6 km
    Route:Benton MacKaye Trail to the AT
    End Trailhead:34.638774, -84.199168  3074 ft / 936 m
    Time:45 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: springermtn

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Springer Mountain2014-04-06404 ft / 123 m
2Ball Mountain2014-04-060 ft / 0 m
Total Trip Gain: 404 ft / 123 m    Total Trip Loss: 706 ft / 216 m

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