Ascent of Grassy Ridge Bald on 2016-04-19

Climber: PJ Anderer

Date:Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Grassy Ridge Bald
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:6160 ft / 1877 m

Ascent Trip Report

Took the side trail to the top of Grassy Ridge Bald. After 15 miles and 4 hours I decided I had done enough on Roan Mountain and headed back via the Appalachian Trail to Culvers Gap. Drove down to South Carolina to sea level right after losing 5500 feet in 6 hours.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:438 ft / 133 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Route:Grassy Ridge Bald spur
    Trailhead:AT  5722 ft / 1744 m
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Time:15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:10 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Roan peaks

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Roan High Knob2016-04-19769 ft / 234 m
2Round Bald2016-04-19280 ft / 85 m
3Jane Bald2016-04-19190 ft / 58 m
4Grassy Ridge Bald2016-04-19438 ft / 134 m
Total Trip Gain: 1677 ft / 511 m    Total Trip Loss: 1677 ft / 511 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by PJ Anderer
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