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Ascent of South Wolfpen Ridge on 2015-01-24

Climber: Chris Emery

Date:Saturday, January 24, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:South Wolfpen Ridge
    Location:USA-Georgia
    Elevation:4561 ft / 1390 m

Ascent Trip Report

Holy switchbacks Batman! Started at Jack's Gap (34.847773, -83.798723), where 180 Spur turns off from 180 to head up Brasstown. Trail climbs around 1500 vertical feet in about 1.5 miles (I lost count around 25 switchbacks) before getting to the top of the ridgeline and leveling off. Decent winter views from the top. There'a not a real distinct peak, but the trail follows the ridge, so you're sure to hit it. Slight downhill to the Brasstown Bald parking lot. About 2.2 miles.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Part of Trip: Brasstown

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1South Wolfpen Ridge2015-01-24 
2Chimneytop Mountain2015-01-24 
3Brasstown Bald2015-01-24 



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