Clingmans Dome Climber's Log

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CheesySciFi - Sep 21, 2007 4:01 pm Date Climbed: May 19, 2006

My first state highpoint!  Sucess!

Did Clingman's Dome the easy way shortly after getting hitched. It was really windy, and it was a shame to see what was happening to the trees at the summit, but the views were still great.

Bark Eater

Bark Eater - Sep 4, 2007 12:14 pm Date Climbed: Dec 2, 1979

cold day  Sucess!

Very cold on top, but surprisingly devoid of snow.


climbmn - Aug 13, 2007 9:37 pm Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2007

Too much haze  Sucess!

Easy hike with no view because of the haze caused mostly from pollution. A fun way to stretch the legs, however.


MollyL - Aug 7, 2007 7:10 pm Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2007

Super Foggy  Sucess!

For being such a lame hike I was hoping at least for a view - but no such luck...super dense fog and even some thunder and lightening! Fun climbing (I mean walking) with my friends anyway!


chilkoot - Aug 7, 2007 12:21 am

If you want to fit in...  Sucess!

wear flip flops and bring along a Big Gulp from 7-11.
Also hiked up 8/4/91 and 4/1/98 on my AT Thru-hike. Definitely a beatiful area.

Stu Brandel

Stu Brandel - Jul 19, 2007 10:08 pm Date Climbed: Oct 18, 1994

Sad but View  Sucess!

Not for the hiker, but worth the time to see the view. There are quite wonderful ridge trails right nearby that offer solitude and dramatic wild vistas.

Jerry L

Jerry L - Jul 12, 2007 7:16 am Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2007

Walk Up  Sucess!

I hated this walk up but I was interested to see the area. Incredible how many whiney out of shape people were there that day.


Theonestar - May 28, 2007 6:39 pm Date Climbed: May 26, 2007

My first highpoint

enjoyed the tower, but too crowded.

Roam Around - May 1, 2007 3:07 pm Date Climbed: Jan 15, 1999

Cold  Sucess!

Cold day - ice in the trail.


rkrevald - Apr 9, 2007 8:55 pm Date Climbed: Apr 5, 2007

A Cold and Windy Morning  Sucess!

Our Eigth Summit! Please go to for a complete report.

The edge

The edge - Mar 14, 2007 3:33 pm Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2002

HP #25  Sucess!

Half way done...
WOW only 25 more HP's to go!!!
Gatlinburg; the town near by pretty fun town...


lizrdboy - Mar 7, 2007 3:34 am Date Climbed: Aug 1, 1998

Lots of people  Sucess!

What a mob.


jvarholak - Feb 14, 2007 9:23 pm

AT hike  Sucess!

During 1976 AT thru-hike


rathvon350 - Jan 12, 2007 4:39 am

Animal in a zoo  Sucess!

I climbed this mountain a few years ago. It was the pinnacle of a 5 day trip in the Smokies. Hiking up to the parking lot there was a woman standing in the middle of the trail just staring at us. I thought there was a bear behind me. I guess she just couldn't believe we had walked all the way up there. Oh yeah, and visibility was zero!


KevinEldon - Nov 13, 2006 1:24 am Date Climbed: May 30, 2006

Should have brought more water  Sucess!

I climbed this one from Elkmont campground. Wasn't expecting the heat humidity to be an issue and ended up dehydrating myself... stupid mistake. Either way I made it to the top. Great hike. Hiking from a lower elevation is worth it, you get to enjoy the dense forest and the nooks between the mountain ridges.


sugie1986 - Nov 6, 2006 2:27 pm Date Climbed: Oct 15, 2006

Sunset View  Sucess!

Beautiful views!! The leaves were absolutely goregous!!

Vagabond Manifesto

Vagabond Manifesto - Oct 23, 2006 10:14 pm Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2002

Extremely difficult  Sucess!

Okay, not exactly. The dying conifers near the summit are rather alarming.


surgent - Oct 19, 2006 8:00 pm

Very foggy  Sucess!

Did it but no views and not memorable. Would like to go back.


BluePonyV8 - Oct 19, 2006 4:18 am Date Climbed: Oct 15, 2006

High in the Smokies  Sucess!

A great hike for Photography. Really beautiful right before sunset.


slick858 - Oct 18, 2006 2:58 am

Beautiful  Sucess!

Climbed with my 2 best friends, got some great sun setting shots.

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