Roan High Knob Climber's Log

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technicolorNH - Nov 21, 2017 3:40 pm Date Climbed: Nov 15, 2017

first of three 6000 footers for the day  Sucess!

Taking the AT to the shelter from Carver's Gap was a pretty gentle climb. The attic area for the shelter was something I haven't seen very often.

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Sarah Simon - Sep 25, 2017 8:46 pm Date Climbed: Sep 25, 2017

Peaceful summit  Sucess!

There's no way that I could have walked right by it and skipped the short side trip to this peaceful summit. I loved the summit Boulder and the thick for trees on top. We enjoyed some lunch on the summit before continuing our treck.


larvitar - Sep 6, 2017 8:47 pm Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2017

Missed it on the way out...  Sucess! Roan High Bluff, because I thought the Knob was farther down the AT than the spur trail leading to the shelter. Turns out it's right next to the shelter, as my friend and I discovered when we snagged it on our way back. Lots of ambient water that day (puddles, streams, mist), but the trail from the Knob to Carver's Gap was so well-maintained that we barely noticed it.


joseyinnet - Apr 22, 2016 10:41 pm Date Climbed: Apr 19, 2016

Up from Carver Gap  Sucess!

A quick stroll to the summit knob. On the way up I met a thru hiker who was pissed that he had missed the top, and he kept going on about how there was no sign or trail. After that I kept a close eye to see where I needed to leave the trail, and wouldn't you know there is a VERY clear trail and sign for the shelter. I'm not really sure what the hiker was talking about


Dundeel - May 4, 2014 7:45 pm Date Climbed: May 1, 2014

AT from Carver  Sucess!

Lots of thru hikers happy that the next time they would be that high would be NH.


eric-griz - Aug 16, 2013 8:56 pm Date Climbed: Jun 15, 2013

Beautiful day  Sucess!

Hiked to all the Roans above 6,000 feet in one day. Started at Carver's Gap and hiked to Roan High Knob, then it was on to Roan High Bluff before backtracking across Carver's Gap and heading over to Grassy Ridge Bald.

CMStinson - May 21, 2012 4:30 pm Date Climbed: May 21, 2012

first of the day  Sucess!

Headed up from Carvers Gap. Met one through-hiker at the AT shelter, then headed over to the summit for a few minutes. Then back to the AT on onwards to Roan High Bluff.


phillinley - May 21, 2011 12:22 am Date Climbed: Mar 27, 2011

Spooky climb  Sucess!

Started up this thing in the early morning hours under heavy fog. Walking through the woods was pretty freaky with no noise whatsoever and not much light to see by.


MtMtnHiker - Mar 16, 2011 9:01 pm Date Climbed: May 28, 1999

AT from Hughes Gap  Sucess!

Started from Hughes Gap on section hike to US 19E.


mlandau3 - Jan 5, 2011 7:19 pm Date Climbed: Apr 24, 2004

AT From Carver's Gap  Sucess!

All 3 southern sixers in the Roans


sprosseda - Oct 7, 2009 12:04 pm Date Climbed: Jul 1, 1997

AT from Carver's gap  Sucess!

Did roundtrip journey from Carver's gap to this peak and the high bluff. Beautiful spruce-fir forest.


PhenomenalWoman - Aug 1, 2009 12:53 am Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2009

Cloudy and Peaceful  Sucess!

Nice leisurely stroll to a peaceful and empty summit. Explored the AT shelter and loft.

Climbed with Eleutheros


friday - Jun 28, 2009 7:52 pm Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2009

From Carver's Gap via the AT  Sucess!

Nice pleasant hike from Carver's Gap. Part of a peak bagging trip of the southern sixers in the Unaka's


silversummit - Nov 13, 2008 12:34 pm Date Climbed: Jun 15, 1980

Hiked there when rhodo was in bloom  Sucess!

I was with my Outward Bound crew and we were on our training expedition; miles and miles of blooming rhododendron and only 1 good picture!


Shawna - Nov 5, 2007 10:03 pm Date Climbed: Nov 4, 2007

Route Climbed: AT from Carvers Gap  Sucess!

Chilly/windy autumn day and beautiful area...will definitely return. Day-hiked about an 11 mile loop of the AT.


TomSellick - Oct 26, 2007 11:16 am

Nice  Sucess!

Don't remember much, got sick after the hike.


buzzdainer - Oct 14, 2007 10:46 pm Date Climbed: Oct 14, 1999

Appalachian Trail  Sucess!

An inch of snow fell on my tent overnight while I slept. The wind was howling. Kind of a daunting place to spend a cold, snowy night.


WoundedKnee - Mar 12, 2007 1:21 am Date Climbed: Mar 11, 2007

AT  Sucess!

Trail plastered in ice in places...nice hike


gwave47 - Dec 17, 2006 11:20 pm Date Climbed: Dec 16, 2006

Route Climbed: AT from Carvers Gap  Sucess!

Not bad... little bit of ice on the trail. We didn't see anyone else on Roan High Knob though there was a fair number of people just north on the balds.

royswkr - Jul 31, 2006 10:17 pm Date Climbed: Apr 6, 1991

Only 1.2 mi RT  Sucess!

Park at roadside table where AT is visible at back of site

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