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Ascent of Clingmans Dome in 1982

Climber: PJ Anderer

Date:1982
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Clingmans Dome
    Location:USA-North Carolina/Tennessee
    Elevation:6643 ft / 2024 m

Ascent Trip Report

Somewhere around 82 my family went camping in the Smokies. I was very young (less than 5, I think). I remember the campground and our van breaking down in Gatlinburg. I also remember walking up a curved ramp to an observation deck, which in my mind was in Chattanooga later on the trip. But after talking to my dad, it would make much more sense that it was actually Clingman's Dome. So I am going to claim it, but will likely return to bag other points and make sure to return just be certain.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:343 ft / 104 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:Clingman's Dome trail
    Trailhead:Parking lot  6300 ft / 1920 m
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
Ascent Statistics
    Time:20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:20 Minutes



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