Great Smoky Mountains Climber's Log

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mattdalman - Apr 25, 2017 11:41 am Date Climbed: Oct 18, 2009

Fall trip  Sucess!

Visited and climbed Clingman's Dome, Chimney Tops, Mt. Leconte, Mt. Kephart, and Charlies Bunion on this trip.


dino61111 - Jan 21, 2017 7:50 pm

Unusually clear from my understanding   Sucess!

Have driven up and over this range a couple of times. No one but the caretaker ranger and myself the last time through in April of 2013. Walked up Clingman's Dome, and got very clear views towards the west; on this day the mountains weren't very "smoky". Like a series of green ocean waves breaking in the distance.


Diesel - Jun 7, 2016 4:02 pm Date Climbed: May 26, 2013

Beautiful green, not many views  Sucess!

We drove through this huge area, stopping from place to place and summiting various peaks. Very touristy, with lost of people, mostly visitors rather than hikers. But again, it is a National Park.

Andrew Rankine

Andrew Rankine - Apr 11, 2014 9:44 pm Date Climbed: Apr 11, 2014

Did Clingmans Dome  Sucess!

Very nice area, hiked Clingmans Dome and saw the park.

alpineair - Oct 29, 2013 8:12 pm

Hardwood Heaven.  Sucess!

Beautiful area, esp. in the fall.


mcmurdosound - Jul 24, 2013 12:19 am

beautiful area

wanted to visit the South for the first time so I spent a couple weeks in Georgia, Tennessee and the Carolinas. trip to Cades Cove was the best!

Jimmy Rivers

Jimmy Rivers - Jun 8, 2013 7:02 pm Date Climbed: May 30, 2012

So much to do....  Sucess!

There's a reason, so many people visit the Smokies. It never disappoints! Hiked up Mt Leconte, and to Clingman's Dome. Also did some smaller hikes to waterfalls and such. Unfortunately Chimney Tops was closed while we were there. Will definitely go back soon....


THalky - Jun 8, 2013 6:58 pm Date Climbed: May 30, 2012

LeConte, Grotto Falls & Clingman's  Sucess!

Great park.


Jow - Apr 22, 2013 12:46 pm Date Climbed: Sep 18, 2011

Sure  Sucess!

From New Found Gap took AT over Mt Collins and Mt Love to Clingmans Dome. Saw my first wild bear on drive out.


WyomingSummits - Feb 16, 2013 9:46 am

Nice hikes  Sucess!

Spent multiple weeks in these mountains on numerous trails.


WillieCornett - Oct 14, 2012 1:17 am Date Climbed: Jan 1, 2001

Well versed here  Sucess!

Instead of finding every peak/trail I've done, just claiming the whole thing...done all but 60~ miles of trails some off trail routes. Smokies are my home!


rasgoat - Feb 1, 2012 5:37 pm

Very nice  Sucess!

I like this range, would like to explore it more although the lack of scrambling has me spending my time in other places.


Baarb - Nov 17, 2011 1:32 am Date Climbed: Apr 12, 1992


Spent a week of so here hiking around various mountains, peering at rocks and running into various creatures. Even had a raccoon climb up me and sit on my head. What more can you ask for.


aprovance - Oct 13, 2011 11:01 pm Date Climbed: Oct 7, 2011

Great place...  Sucess!

Looking forward to spending more time here!


RhythmicMom - Jun 1, 2011 4:55 pm

Great vacation!  Sucess!

This was another awesome kid-less vacation - camping in the national park and hiking several of the trails - I forget which we did. Spent about a week here. Would go back any time! I remember this was the place where I saw my first live bear among people - he was crossing a very popular parking lot - amazing to see him so close to humans!


Hotoven - May 17, 2011 12:31 pm Date Climbed: Mar 10, 2009

Great Mountains for the East!  Sucess!

Great hiking and camping in the park. The Mountains are very unique and I plan to visit many times in the future.


mlandau3 - Jan 18, 2011 6:12 pm

This One Is Close To Home  Sucess!

Numerous hikes here. I always forget how rugged these mountains are. Although this is one of the most visited national parks, the crowds stay off most of the trails.


silversummit - Dec 17, 2010 3:21 pm

Hiked there several times

Spent two plus weeks hiking in 1980 and then again years later. The balds are beautiful when the rhodos are in bloom but watch when bushwhacking,these bushes can smack you to smithereens!

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