Ascent of Black Mountain on 2003-07-01

Climber: Michael Kelly

Date:Tuesday, July 1, 2003
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Black Mountain
    Location:USA-New Mexico
    Elevation:10875 ft / 3314 m

Ascent Trip Report

Philmont Rayado Crew 619-RM-5

July 1: Follow trail up to Comanche Pass then east, bushwhacking to top of Bear Mountain. Then back to trail, follow to Black Mountain and descend to Black Mountain Camp (8960'). Downstream along the North Fork Urraca then south to Miners Park (8000').

Trip continues to Trail Peak.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:945 ft / 288 m
    Elevation Loss:3125 ft / 952 m
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:695 ft / 212 m
    Trailhead:10180 ft / 3102 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:3125 ft / 952 m
    Extra Gain:250 ft / 76 m
    Trailhead:Miners Park Camp  8000 ft / 2438 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Philmont Rayado (20 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Wilson Mesa-Point 86072003-06-21
2Wilson Mesa-Point 86072003-06-24
3Baldy Mountain2003-06-26
4Bear Mountain2003-07-01 1
5Black Mountain2003-07-01 2
6Trail Peak2003-07-02 1
7Bonita Peak2003-07-03 2
8South Red Hills Peak2003-07-03 3
9Mount Phillips2003-07-03 4
10Lookout Peak2003-07-07
11Rayado Peak2003-07-08

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