Ascent of Black Mountain on 2012-03-02
|Date:||Friday, March 2, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||4139 ft / 1261 m|
Ascent Trip ReportMade it to the top about the same time the storms from the tornado were arriving that night. Passed by the actual turn off road to the marker a couple times due to the heavy rains and construction equipment near the entrance. Eventually I found it, snapped a quick photo, and quickly realized that standing at the highest point in the state with a bunch of steel towers probably wasn't the best place to be as the lightening storm approached. Within 5 minutes of leaving the wind was really whipping by and the lightening was spectacular so I watched it from one of the overlook pull out areas.
|Summary Total Data|
| Weather:||Thunderstorm, Pleasant, Extremely Windy, Low Clouds|
Tornado Warning in effect
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