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Ascent of Brasstown Bald on 2017-03-11

Climber: Spencer Corcoran

Others in Party:Riley Plourde <10589>
Chad P.
Date:Saturday, March 11, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Brasstown Bald
    Location:USA-Georgia
    Elevation:4784 ft / 1458 m

Ascent Trip Report

From South Wolfpen Ridge, we continued north on Jacks Knob Trail to the Brasstown Bald parking area, then took the 0.6 mile paved trail to the summit and observation deck, where excellent views awaited. Took in the view for a few, then ate pizza out of the wind and cold, then hiked back down the way we came.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:400 ft / 120 m
    Total Elevation Loss:200 ft / 60 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.8 mi / 6.1 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Cold, Breezy, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:Jacks Knob Trail, Brasstown Bald Trail
    Start Trailhead:South Wolfpen Ridge  4584 ft / 1397 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:200 ft / 60 m
    Gain on way out:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:2.8 mi / 4.5 km
    Route:Brasstown Bald Trail, Jacks Knob Trail
    End Trailhead:Jacks Gap  
Ascent Part of Trip: Brasstown Bald

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1South Wolfpen Ridge2017-03-111600 ft / 488 m
2Brasstown Bald2017-03-11400 ft / 122 m
Total Trip Gain: 2000 ft / 610 m    Total Trip Loss: 200 ft / 61 m



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