Elevation: 10,005 ft
This peak is not in the book. Published December 2021
Lower Titus Peak (Peak 10005) is located on a high ridgeline in the Smoky Mountains that runs from Galena Summit south to Saviers Peak (10,441 feet). USGS Galean
Same as for Titus Weather Station. This is the second leg of a magnificent 5-peak ridge traverse that includes Titus Weather Station (9,921 feet), Lower Titus Peak, Titus Peak (10,110 feet), Bromaghin Peak (10,225 feet), and Saviers Peak (10,441 feet). The adventure covers 8.0 miles with 4,025 feet of elevation gain round trip.
North Ridge, Class 2
From the 9,700-foot connecting saddle with Titus Weather Station, scramble south up the open ridge crest to the rocky summit of Lower Titus Peak.
Southeast Ridge, Class 2
From the summit, descend southeast on the open, rocky ridge crest to quickly reach the elongated, 9,780-foot connecting saddle with Titus Peak. This concludes the second leg of today’s 5-peak journey. Titus Peak is up next.