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Ascent of Hickory Knob in 1995-09

Climber: William Musser

Others in Party:See TR for Clawhammer Mtn
Date:September, 1995
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Hickory Knob
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:3563 ft / 1086 m

Ascent Trip Report

Part of the backpacking trip along Black Mountain Trail
Begins at Pisgah Ranger Station at EL 2156 and climbs the Thrift Cove feature on the USGS.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1407 ft / 428 m
    Total Elevation Loss:223 ft / 67 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Grade/Class:1
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Stream Ford
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1407 ft / 428 m
    Distance:3.5 mi / 5.6 km
    Route:Black Mountain Trail
    Start Trailhead:Pisgah Ranger Station  2156 ft / 657 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:223 ft / 67 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:Same
    End Trailhead:Pressley Gap  3340 ft / 1018 m



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