Ascent of Grandfather Mountain on 2014-05-17

Climber: Bryan Marchant

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, May 17, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Grandfather Mountain
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:5946 ft / 1812 m

Ascent Trip Report

Following ascent of MacRae Peak continued along trail to Calloway Peak (highest point of Grandfather Mountain). Weather remained cool. No other parties encountered while on Calloway. Dense clouds at summit. Water at Shady Spring apparently potable as no ill effects noted after drinking without treating.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Breezy, Overcast
Ascent Part of Trip: Grandfather Mountain Profile

Complete Trip Sequence:
1MacRae Peak2014-05-17 
2Grandfather Mountain2014-05-17 

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