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Ascent of Buzzard Roost Ridge on 2017-03-18

Climber: Bret LaBarre

Others in Party:Ansley Canby
Eric Caldwell
Date:Saturday, March 18, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Carpool
Peak:Buzzard Roost Ridge
    Location:USA-Georgia
    Elevation:3658 ft / 1114 m

Ascent Trip Report

Parked at Trackrock Gap. Started at Arkaquah Trail head across the street from Trackrock Gap parking area. Ascended 1426'+ over 1.5 miles to Buzzard Roost Ridge. Well defined and maintained trail. No visible blaze markings. Easy to follow. Trail ascends and then follows Buzzard Roost Ridge to Cove Gap where Locust Log Ridge picks up. Stop 1 of trip.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1426 ft / 434 m
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Drizzle, Cold, Breezy
Wet, Cold, Zero visibilty
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1426 ft / 434 m
    Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Route:Arkaquah Trail
    Start Trailhead:2254  2232 ft / 680 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Arkaquah & Wagon Train (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Buzzard Roost Ridge2017-03-181426 ft / 435 m
2Locust Log Ridge2017-03-18693 ft / 211 m
3Chimneytop Mountain2017-03-1880 ft / 24 m
4South Wolfpen Ridge2017-03-18246 ft / 75 m
5Little Bald Mountain2017-03-18175 ft / 53 m
Total Trip Gain: 2620 ft / 798 m



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