Thunderhead Mountain Climber's Log

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alexwatson - Feb 17, 2017 7:38 pm Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2011

Rocky Top Climb  Sucess!

I hate the vols, but climbed it for fun.


TonyNS - Mar 8, 2016 10:37 am Date Climbed: Mar 1, 2016

Thunderhead in March  Sucess!

Went up on what was supposed to be a sunny day, but then turned to rain as it often does in the smokys. Got up in time to get some views from Rocky Top and then the clouds took over.

Matt Inman

Matt Inman - Aug 19, 2015 7:58 pm Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2015

Thunderhead  Sucess!

Made it up Bote Mountain trail in 2h45m. Saw one deer. The better view is from Rocky Top. There is a geological survey marker on top of Thunderhead. There are at least three open areas on the AT. Thunderhead is Survey marked and Rocky Top is the most open with the best views. Not sure about the other. The 2000 mile mark for AT southbounders is lightly painted on the north side of a large rock right on the trail on one of these summits. Great views of Clingmans Dome and beyond, good views into western Carolina too. Views into Cades Cove are much better from Gregorys Bald.

Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon - Jun 7, 2014 5:19 pm Date Climbed: Jun 4, 2014

AT NoBo  Sucess!

We still had several miles to go in a sold 15 mile push this day and I celebrated for about 1 second on this summit. Rocky Top had a rattler on top! Thunderhead just had other peak hunters. ;-)


desainme - Nov 16, 2013 9:35 am Date Climbed: Jul 4, 1986

Walk along AT  Sucess!

Went in the summer hiked up from Cades Cove in dark to avoid heat


indianabob - Dec 4, 2010 11:39 am Date Climbed: Nov 27, 2009

Thanksgiving Loop  Sucess!

Climbed Thunderhead during a four day, three night Loop from Cades Cove. Nice views hiking up from Spence Field and from Rocky top.


MarkDidier - Oct 24, 2010 8:17 pm Date Climbed: Apr 28, 2006

What a view from Spence Field  Sucess!

This was a great hike to Thunderhead, with the highlight being the views from Spence Field.

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