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Ascent of Black Mountain on 2010-06-21

Climber: Ben Lostracco

Date:Monday, June 21, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Black Mountain
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:2820 ft / 859 m

Ascent Trip Report

Moderately-steep, yellow-blazed, Chippewa Trail from the southwest side ......3.8 miles, 2 1/2 hour RT.

The summit is a 200-300' long-open-craggy ridge, steel rods embeded in the rock is evidence of an old structure. Good views.

DIRECTIONS TO THE TH ...... From the west in the village of Haverhill, hwy junction #10 & 25, travel east on #25 for 4.8 miles to a left turn on Lime Kiln Road in East Haverhill (from the east this Road is 5 miles from Glencliff). Drive 3 miles north on Lime Kiln Road, staying left at the Y intersection, to a small Chippewa Trail Parking on the right.

Mu source of trail information came from Jared Gange's "Hikers Guide to NH" and the "White Mountain Trail Map".

"A KISS WITHOUT A HUG IS LIKE A FLOWER WITHOUT FRAGRANCE."
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1540 ft / 469 m
    Distance:3.8 mi / 6.1 km
    Route:chippewa trail from westside lime kiln road
    Trailhead:lime kiln rd, N of east haverhill  1280 ft / 390 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail



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