Ascent of Oak Knob on 2017-06-16

Climber: David Darby

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, June 16, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Oak Knob
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:5440 ft / 1658 m

Ascent Trip Report

10:00 - Parked in Huckleberry Mound parking lot and departed on trail.
10:15 - Huckleberry Mound summit (by-passed Oak Hill on the ascent). Continued N toward Little Huckleberry.
10:30 - Little Huckleberry. There are lots of small prickers on the way. I recommend long pants (shorts were a bad idea).
10:45 - Huckleberry Mound summit (again)
10:50 - Oak Hill Mount summit
11:00 - Back in the car.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:90 ft / 27 m
    Total Elevation Loss:150 ft / 45 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.7 mi / 1.1 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:90 ft / 27 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Start Trailhead:Huckleberry Mound  5350 ft / 1630 m
    Time:10 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:150 ft / 45 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    End Trailhead:Parking Lot  5290 ft / 1612 m
    Time:5 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: 2017-06-16 - Huckleberry

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Huckleberry Knob2017-06-16358 ft / 109 m
2Little Huckleberry Knob2017-06-1680 ft / 24 m
3Huckleberry Knob2017-06-16290 ft / 88 m
4Oak Knob2017-06-1690 ft / 27 m
Total Trip Gain: 818 ft / 248 m    Total Trip Loss: 500 ft / 152 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by David Darby
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