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MarkDidierCold April Afternoon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 29, 2006

MarkDidier

I was amazed at how large the bald is. It was a cold day on the summit but the views were great. I plan to do the hike sometime in the month of June so I can see the azelea blooms.
Posted Jul 12, 2008 8:33 am

climbhighnownice backpacking trip  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 22, 2008

climbhighnow

made a loop out of it; up long hungry ridge and down wolf ridge trail (i think).

Posted Apr 27, 2008 7:26 pm

Alcas24Gregory Bald  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 30, 2006

Alcas24

Some snow left over, rain/fog/clouds moved in, obscuring summit view. Nice to be out. Hiked with people I worked with in Yellowstone in 04 and 05.
Posted Jan 4, 2007 5:40 am

AirborneBuffGreat Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 8, 1996

AirborneBuff

Part of a backpack trip in the park
Posted Dec 30, 2006 3:28 am

TurboRoute Climbed: Wolf Ridge Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 8, 2006

Turbo

A very enjoyable walk with a good view at the top in all directions.
Posted Dec 29, 2006 8:44 am

tmbassAppalachian Winter  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 15, 2006

tmbass

Party of 7 incorporated Gregory Bald into a 2.5 day/2 night hike from Fontana Dam to Twenty Mile Ranger Station. Great winter views; 4-8 inches of snow with up to 24 inch drifts on Gregory Ridge.
Posted Feb 16, 2006 3:25 pm

climber46Route Climbed: Gregory Ridge Trail Date Climbed: Dec 27 2005  Sucess!

climber46

Climbed the Gregory Ridge trail with my sister and her fiance. We had a great hike although it was a bit long. No snow down low but 2-3 inches at the higher elevations. the trail is really easy. All in all this was an easy hike compared to the terrain I am used to in New England. Nice views from the bald.
Posted Jan 3, 2006 8:24 pm

strawdRoute Climbed: Wolf Ridge Trail from Twenty Mile Trailhead Date Climbed: July 22, 2002

strawd

Hiking with Troop 787 from Carrollton, Texas, our patrol of 7 was supposed to camp the first night at Gregory Bald. We had a late start and by 7:00 PM the Scout Master decided to stop for the night on the trail at a switchback. My son and I hiked up to the Gregory Bald campsite to look for water. We passed through Parson Bald on the way and encountered a large black bear while we were eating "his" blueberries. We rushed out of there and on to the Gregory Bald campsite. Not finding the water source (at Moore Springs Shelter: our map wasn't very good), we hiked back to our patrol singing loudly in the moonlight to warn away the bears. I found that hiking up that mountain with a full pack is every bit as taxing as hiking in the Rockies, only much more humid!
Posted Sep 8, 2005 11:48 am

CharlesDRoute Climbed: ??? Date Climbed: March, 1997  Sucess!

CharlesD

Nice sunny bald (my first) after a damp night at the AT shelter (Birch Spring shelter?). Impressive that this is 5000' and there is full-on forest. Offends by New England sensibilities.
Posted Mar 21, 2004 6:39 pm

iamaclimberRoute Climbed: Long Hungry Trail Date Climbed: December 30, 2000  Sucess!

iamaclimber

Heavy Snow above 3000 feet. Five day trip and it never got above 12 degrees F.
Posted Oct 11, 2003 12:09 am

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