Brasstown Bald Climber's Log

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billydheyhey

billydheyhey - Nov 16, 2018 2:00 pm Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2017

HP #33!

Very touristy feel to it for a state highpoint. I love the panoramic views from all points of the tower, though.

themnkid

themnkid - Oct 23, 2018 7:14 pm Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2018

Beautiful Day  Sucess!

Nice well kept area. Took the bus up from the lot. The USGS marker is inside a locked door at the center.

captain.ron

captain.ron - Sep 10, 2018 7:49 pm Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2018

Hiked up Jacks Knob Trail  Sucess!

Great hike on a perfect day!

marciamallow

marciamallow - May 26, 2018 12:32 pm Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2011

HP #15  Sucess!

Pretty area

Kristalea

Kristalea - Apr 17, 2018 1:36 pm Date Climbed: Oct 8, 2017

Highpoint #19  Sucess!

Remnants of Tropical Storm Nate really kept me from enjoying this summit. It was cold and windy with no visibility but what a great experience...I will have to come back!

Joelam

Joelam - Apr 15, 2018 12:00 pm Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2017

Brasstown Bald #6  Sucess!

Barely made summit before sunset. On a work trip, I rented a convertible Mustang and ran upstate to make this sunset. Saw a few bats flying on the way down.

NonaRider

NonaRider - Mar 29, 2018 11:13 am Date Climbed: Jun 1, 2000

Peak #25 [NonaRider]  Sucess!

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wannabepeakbagger

wannabepeakbagger - Oct 31, 2017 8:15 pm Date Climbed: Oct 31, 2017

Almost drive up  Sucess!

At least I walked the final half mile. Lots of folks out today since the weather was great.

Walkoutnow

Walkoutnow - Nov 22, 2016 11:26 pm Date Climbed: Nov 20, 2016

HP #19  Sucess!

Third of a 5 HP long weekend. Alone at top, 21 degrees with nice wind. Great views, except for the multiple fires in the visible area. On to South Carolina from here...

McCannster

McCannster - Nov 21, 2016 10:36 am Date Climbed: Nov 17, 2016

#33  Sucess!

Did this first thing in the morning, and had the entire place to ourselves. Views were really good, but lots of fires in the area.

TJ311

TJ311 - Nov 12, 2016 6:18 am Date Climbed: Oct 13, 2016

Highpoint # 21  Sucess!

On a 3 week RV trip. Hit 4 state highpoints. Dogs in tow. Took the short hike up from the parking lot. Beautiful day and great autumn colors. Stayed at a campground about 8 miles away and we could see the summit tower from town (Hiawassee) Pretty amazing.

jdzaharia

jdzaharia - Oct 10, 2016 1:08 pm Date Climbed: Oct 1, 2016

Clear Day  Sucess!

Great views in all directions. Hit both Towns and Union County HPs.

mbjakusz

mbjakusz - Sep 12, 2016 3:06 pm Date Climbed: Jun 1, 2014

HP #13  Sucess!

This was our 13th Highpoint and the first stop on our week long trip of six Highpoints. We made the short hike from the parking lot to the summit. There is a shuttle that can run you to the top.

larvitar

larvitar - Jun 8, 2016 10:55 am Date Climbed: May 8, 2016

Larvitour Stop #9  Sucess!

I started up from Jack's Gap at 6 am, hoping to catch the sunrise at the summit... but I got to the top an hour late. Oh well. The views were still quite nice in the morning light, and I had the high point almost to myself.

jakegarber - May 9, 2016 8:51 pm Date Climbed: Dec 28, 2013

Way back from FL  Sucess!

Drove to parking lot and hiked the rest of the way up

joseyinnet

joseyinnet - Apr 22, 2016 10:28 pm Date Climbed: Apr 18, 2016

State HP #32  Sucess!

Really hot afternoon hike. Great views, but really hazy in the heat.

xDoogiex

xDoogiex - Mar 16, 2016 4:01 am Date Climbed: Mar 13, 2016

#26  Sucess!

Nice views after a short hike

funnyfarm

funnyfarm - Feb 26, 2016 10:57 am Date Climbed: Feb 18, 2016

Snow at the top  Sucess!

Gorgeous views on a clear cold day. Georgia sure makes their high point a great place to go. Just a few brave souls out. 19th HP.

dsprice

dsprice - Jan 8, 2016 10:14 am Date Climbed: Mar 26, 2015

HP #5: Grey and Beautiful  Sucess!

After a three-day section hike on the AT, we drove to Helen, GA (about 20 mi. from the summit) for showers and German food. An interesting local attraction with decent hotels and eateries. Breakfast at Hofer's Bakery was noteworthy for good coffee and strudel.

Brasstown Bald was an excursion on the way home. Walked up from the top parking lot - which we had to ourselves. Facilities were shuttered, but they looked interesting. The raw beauty of the view and the history of the area make this a great visit and summit in any case.

Cold and windy in late March, the start of the AT thru-hiking season. Though we saw hundreds of AT thru-hikers during our section hike, we did not see any on this summit. Most of them no doubt had their sights set on the North Carolina state line.

JRaphaelson

JRaphaelson - Mar 9, 2015 12:01 am Date Climbed: Mar 5, 2015

Lonely  Sucess!

Had the summit all to ourselves on a chilly March day.

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