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Ascent of Black Elk Peak on 2010-07-07

Climber: Peter Chinigo

Date:Wednesday, July 7, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Black Elk Peak
    Location:USA-South Dakota
    Elevation:7231 ft / 2204 m

Ascent Trip Report

It was an excellent day for hiking. Lots of great views.

It is unfortunate that so many trees have had to be cut down to try to contain the Pine Beetle problem.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1331 ft / 405 m
    Elevation Loss:1331 ft / 405 m
    Distance:6.5 mi / 10.5 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1231 ft / 375 m
    Extra Loss:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:3.5 mi / 5.6 km
    Route:Trails 4, 3, and 9
    Trailhead:Sylvan Lake Trailhead  6100 ft / 1859 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 50 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1231 ft / 375 m
    Extra Gain:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Route:Trail 9
    Trailhead:Sylvan Lake Trailhead  6100 ft / 1859 m
    Time Down:1 Hours 40 Minutes



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