Ascent of Deer Mountain on 2014-08-02

Climber: Albert Wolff

Others in Party:Jeremy Martin
Date:Saturday, August 2, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Deer Mountain
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6080 ft / 1853 m

Ascent Trip Report

Short Bushwack from Black Mountain Crest Trail to highest point using GPS and visual. No marker or BM. Boulder near highest point.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:30 ft / 9 m
    Total Elevation Loss:30 ft / 9 m
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:30 ft / 9 m
    Loss on way in:30 ft / 9 m
    Route:Bushwack off Crest Trail
    Start Trailhead:Summit of Deer Mountain  6080 ft / 1853 m
    Time:20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:Black Mountain Crest Trail/ Bushwack
    End Trailhead:Deep Gap  
    Time:20 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Blacks 8/2/14 (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Winter Star Mountain2014-08-023443 ft / 1049 m
2Deer Mountain2014-08-0230 ft / 9 m
3Potato Hill2014-08-03918 ft / 280 m
4Cattail Peak2014-08-0388 ft / 27 m
5Balsam Cone2014-08-03279 ft / 85 m
Total Trip Gain: 4758 ft / 1450 m    Total Trip Loss: 4144 ft / 1263 m

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