Brasstown Bald Climber's Log

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maddie77777

maddie77777 - Feb 17, 2009 11:08 am Date Climbed: Feb 14, 2009

Foggy and cold  Sucess!

I'm having terrible luck with highpoints. Another completely foggy view, but the hike up was great. The summit area was really well done, too. I just wish I could have seen further than 30 feet.

nextyearranier

nextyearranier - Nov 4, 2008 4:10 pm Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2005

Great day  Sucess!

Great view from the summit. Love this area of N. Georgia.

nayrb

nayrb - Sep 8, 2008 8:52 am Date Climbed: Feb 17, 2007

Summit in 2007  Sucess!

Hit the summit w/ my wife and little girl. We had a blast! Very windy that day ... making it quite chilly ... but fun. Beautiful views to the North. We stopped by a nice winery on the way home in Young Harris (Crane Creek).

skinnywhitecomic

skinnywhitecomic - Sep 1, 2008 4:25 pm Date Climbed: Aug 30, 2008

HP # 3  Sucess!

Very nice highpoint! Beautiful view, and very well maintained!

Tbacon251

Tbacon251 - Aug 24, 2008 9:27 pm Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2008

Very Nice!!!!  Sucess!

Made the summit with my family. Very nice at the top. I asked a Ranger about the USGS marker and was shown where it was (hidden). After taking a picture of the marker and watching a short movie at the visitors center, made my way down. Very nice at the top.

eric-griz

eric-griz - Aug 20, 2008 7:09 pm Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2008

Via Jack's Knob  Sucess!

A pleasant stroll up the mountain. That is until one of the largest parking lots I've ever seen in my whole life. You would think it was a mall and not a mountain.

Chinigo

Chinigo - Aug 19, 2008 1:50 pm Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2003

HP #11 - drive up  Sucess!

I (with my wife (Tracy) and son (Alex), then almost 3 yrs old) did this as part of our second family HP trip. We took the easy way here!

kavak

kavak - Jun 30, 2008 10:17 am Date Climbed: Sep 22, 1985

From parking Lot  Sucess!

Nice weather for this. My brother in law was nice enough to take us there. He is from Atlanta and strangely and never been to his state's highpoint as well.

Ilafan

Ilafan - Jun 25, 2008 8:43 pm Date Climbed: Jun 19, 2008

My fave of the south  Sucess!

This one is my favorite HP in the South. I like the hike in Virginia more, but this place was just fun. The markers, the tower, the view--I liked it all. On a clear day, you can see the skyscrapers of Atlanta.

Tracy

Tracy - Jun 7, 2008 11:29 pm Date Climbed: Jun 7, 2008

22nd state highpoint  Sucess!

Hiked up the .6-mile paved hiking path after hours but before sundown. Third highpoint in one day after doing Rogers and Clingmans earlier in the day.

highlandvillager

highlandvillager - May 21, 2008 12:28 pm Date Climbed: May 20, 2008

Hiking, storms, and turkey hunting  Sucess!

I hiked with my dad along the Jack's Knob trail from Jack's Gap, meeting my wife, mother, and son at the parking lot. I carried my son the rest of the way to the summit in a backpack, with my wife and mother following. High winds and an approaching storm cut our time short on the summit, but the views were amazing. On the drive back, a turkey trying to "fly" across the road met its end against our bumper, making quite an impact. We were fortunate to leave the mountain when we did, as severe thunderstorms and tornados rolled through north Georgia the rest of the evening. HP9

atavist

atavist - May 19, 2008 9:07 pm

clear skies in July 2000  Sucess!

Climbed this bugger in early July 2000. This summit topped off a hard 4-day section of AT hiking-Dick's Creek Gap to Fontana Dam.

tioga

tioga - Apr 14, 2008 1:06 pm Date Climbed: Apr 12, 2008

No AT  Sucess!

Climbed from Jack's Gap via the Jack's Knob Trail. Saw no one on the trail until I got to the parking lot. The views from the top were quite astounding. I am not sure why they didn't take the AT over this mountain.

TBFredericks

TBFredericks - Mar 17, 2008 11:30 pm Date Climbed: Mar 13, 2008

Alone at the top of Georgia  Sucess!

Got there about 9:00am. Absolutely deserted. Worked out well because I didn't have the $3 cash to pay for parking. But also means I had to deal with just taking the half-mile trail. Disappointing hike, but nice to be alone up there. After getting back down, took Jack's Knob to South (true) Summit of Wolfpen Ridge.

jimegan

jimegan - Feb 7, 2008 12:23 pm Date Climbed: Oct 24, 2007

BRASSTOWN BALD  Sucess!

NICE TRAIL HIKE AT DAWN

unclehud

unclehud - Feb 3, 2008 8:50 am Date Climbed: Jan 27, 2008

Arkaquah Trail  Sucess!

Wagon Train trail next time.

http://www.summitpost.org/trip-report/377895/brasstown-via-arkaquah-trail.html

johnmnichols

johnmnichols - Dec 31, 2007 6:33 pm Date Climbed: Apr 10, 2004

Georgia high point  Sucess!

Summited numerous times via Arkaquah and Jacks Knob Trail. Rime ice formations provide great photo opportunities in the winter. There's a 5k running race on the paved access road every winter. Gains 2500 ft in 3.1 miles -- ouch!

weeds19

weeds19 - Sep 27, 2007 12:31 am Date Climbed: May 26, 2003

Hopefully not my last visit  Sucess!

I'd like to hike the AT at some point, so this visit hopefully will not be the last.

climbmn

climbmn - Aug 13, 2007 9:33 pm Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2007

Good views  Sucess!

Second highpoint of the day. Beautiful day and a good view from the top.

Jerry L

Jerry L - Jul 12, 2007 7:14 am Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2007

Another Walk  Sucess!

Done

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