Ascent of Tray Mountain on 2017-12-19

Climber: Chris B

Date:Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Tray Mountain
    Elevation:4430 ft / 1350 m

Ascent Trip Report

Unicoi Gap to Tray Mountain and back. Total time, 7 hours. Conditions cool, windy, sunny. High of 61 F. No other hikers on trail except at Indian Grave Road. This time of year only squirrels were moving during the day. Sun hung low in the sky, hidden at times by the terrain. Trail had numerous trees fallen on it from recent storms, and more recently cleared by chainsaw. Indeed the sound of a chainsaw droning on could be heard in the distance while ascending from Unicoi Gap.

Started at Unicoi at 10 AM. Reached summit just after 1 PM. Stopped to rest at summit, and turned back. Reached the car gain at 5, just before dark. Rainstorm moved in an hour after I left.
Summary Total Data
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Partly Cloudy

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