Ascent of Big Chestnut Bald in 1977-06

Climber: Jack Magaw

Others in Party:Jack F. Magaw (Father)
Date:June, 1977
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Big Chestnut Bald
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:4920 ft / 1499 m
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2994 ft / 912 m
    Total Elevation Loss:37 ft / 11 m
    Round-Trip Distance:8.3 mi / 13.3 km
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2994 ft / 912 m
    Distance:8.1 mi / 13 km
    Route:Middle Prong Tr > Greenbrier Ridge Tr > AT
    Start Trailhead:Tremont Rd  1926 ft / 587 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:37 ft / 11 m
    Distance:0.1 mi / 0.2 km
    End Trailhead:Derrick Knob Shelter  4883 ft / 1488 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Thunderhead Mtn (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Big Chestnut Bald1977-062994 ft / 913 m
2Brier Knob1977-06339 ft / 103 m
3Thunderhead Mountain1977-06677 ft / 206 m
4Rocky Top1977-0661 ft / 19 m
Total Trip Gain: 4071 ft / 1241 m    Total Trip Loss: 4637 ft / 1413 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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