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Ascent of Cole Mountain on 1997-04-24

Climber: Cliff Young

Date:Thursday, April 24, 1997
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Cole Mountain
    Location:USA-Virginia
    Elevation:4000 ft / 1219 m
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1260 ft / 383 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1020 ft / 310 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1220 ft / 371 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 780 ft / 238 m; Extra: 440 ft / 134m
    Loss on way in:440 ft / 134 m
    Route:AT
    Start Trailhead:Salt LogGap  3220 ft / 981 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:580 ft / 176 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 540 ft / 165 m; Extra: 40 ft / 12m
    Gain on way out:40 ft / 12 m
    Route:AT
    End Trailhead:Cowcamp Gap  3460 ft / 1054 m
Ascent Part of Trip: GHS 1997 (12 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Paul Wolfe Shelter1997-04-19920 ft / 280 m
2Humpback Rocks1997-04-20 a 
3Humpback Mountain1997-04-20 b2700 ft / 823 m
4Cedar Cliffs1997-04-20 c 
5Meadow Mountain-North Peak1997-04-21 a574 ft / 175 m
6Bee Mountain1997-04-21 b294 ft / 90 m
7Hanging Rock1997-04-21 c 
8Three Ridges1997-04-21 d2150 ft / 655 m
9The Priest1997-04-223523 ft / 1074 m
10Maintop Mountain1997-04-23 a1180 ft / 360 m
11Porters Ridge1997-04-23 b1466 ft / 447 m
12Cole Mountain1997-04-24 a1260 ft / 384 m
13Bald Knob1997-04-24 b580 ft / 177 m
14Rice Mountain1997-04-252388 ft / 728 m
15Punchbowl Mountain1997-04-26 a860 ft / 262 m
16Bluff Mountain1997-04-26 b952 ft / 290 m
17Big Rocky Row1997-04-26 c432 ft / 132 m
18Fullers Rocks-Little Rocky Row1997-04-26 d170 ft / 52 m
19Highcock Knob1997-04-27 a3493 ft / 1065 m
20Thunder Ridge1997-04-27 b1474 ft / 449 m
21Apple Orchard Mountain1997-04-28 a1125 ft / 343 m
22Black Rock1997-04-28 b610 ft / 186 m
23Floyd Mountain1997-04-28 c840 ft / 256 m
24Peak 20421997-04-29782 ft / 238 m
25Cove Mountain-North Peak1997-04-30 a1353 ft / 412 m
26Cove Mountain-South Peak1997-04-30 b1272 ft / 388 m
Total Trip Gain: 30398 ft / 9266 m    Total Trip Loss: 30060 ft / 9164 m



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