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Ascent of Black Mountain on 2011-02-19

Climber: Tom Layton

Date:Saturday, February 19, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Summit:Car
Peak:Black Mountain
    Location:USA-Kentucky
    Elevation:4139 ft / 1261 m

Ascent Trip Report

I don't know if the mining company has relented, but I did not see a single warning or no-trespassing sign on the drive up.

The BM is slightly off the summit on a boulder SE of the tower, behind a new monument to a local cable TV pioneer.

COHPers who come this far should also bag the Lee County Va HP, which is a 5-mile roundtrip hike from the access road to Black Mountain.

My 7th SHP and 56th COHP (1st of 5 today).
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    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear



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