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StarManGood views of the Shining Rock Wilderness
Date Climbed: Apr 1, 2006

StarMan

and got lost on the way back to Sunburst!
Posted Aug 9, 2007 8:32 pm

BobSmithRe: Good views of the Shining Rock Wilderness

BobSmith

Wow! You hiked in the TOUGH way! The hike is longer via the MTSTrail, but you don't have to climb so much.
Posted Oct 2, 2007 8:28 pm

Dottie Little TentGreen knob  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 22, 2006

Dottie Little Tent

I was inspired by this page to make the short drive up there and check out this area. It was everything this page said it was. Can we keep this spot secret????? I saw lots of Bear scat and no people, the only bummer for me was that I could hear motorcylcles even up at the knob. Nevertheless there were no people and that's a rarity up there. There are 576,983 side trails so be careful you can get turned around in a hurry. Also today there were lots of huckleberries and a few blue berries. The trail was unbeliveabley grown over. I could have used a machete about 70% of the time.The gear-head side of me insists that I add that I broke in a new pair of Lowa Tibet GTX's on this hike.
Posted Sep 21, 2006 1:07 am

BobSmithRe: Green knob

BobSmith

The last night I spent up there I stayed on a lower peak and you could neither hear, nor see anything manmade. It was glorious. I was at a spot where you couldn't even see a single electric light. Total quiet.
Posted Oct 2, 2007 8:28 pm

BobSmithRoute Climbed: Mountains to the Sea Trail/Green Mountain Trail. Date Climbed: 04-10-2005  Sucess!

BobSmith

This is a great high elevation peak located very deep within the Middle Prong Wilderness Area. I seemed to have the entire wilderness to myself on the night I stayed. I didn't see any other humans, and the silence was flawless. When I awoke deep in the night and got out of my tent, the sky was brilliant with stars and there were no artificial lights anywhere in my line of sight. I was in total wilderness.

Posted Apr 12, 2005 1:19 pm

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