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Ascent of Blue Mountain on 2017-01-29

Climber: Debbie Adams

Others in Party:John Adams
Christine Sturdy
Date:Sunday, January 29, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Blue Mountain
    Location:USA-Georgia
    Elevation:4000 ft / 1219 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked from Unicoi Gap to Chattahoochie Gap and back, climbed Blue mountain and Spaniards Knob on the way. Did not get good numbers because my GPS ACTED UP! We left the trail at around 2.4 miles to climb Spaniards Knob and hiked up the east ridge to the SE summit then hiked to NW summit and descended the NE ridge.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1004 ft / 306 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.2 mi / 5.2 km
    Route:Appalachian Trail
    Trailhead:Unicoi Gap  2996 ft / 913 m
    Grade/Class:1
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Calm, Overcast
Clear then snowing
Ascent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 
Ascent Part of Trip: Blue Mountain, Spaniards Knob

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Blue Mountain2017-01-291004 ft / 306 m
2Spaniards Knob2017-01-291004 ft / 306 m
Total Trip Gain: 2008 ft / 612 m    Total Trip Loss: 2008 ft / 612 m



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