Ascent of Black Mesa on 2012-07-11

Climber: Ronald Land

Date:Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Black Mesa
    Elevation:4973 ft / 1515 m

Ascent Trip Report

Drove to a trail head in the Black Mesa Nature Preserve. Talked to a park ranger on the way, he indicated the elevation gain is about 600 feet. Hiked to the high point marker and back in 3hrs 10 minutes.
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Black Mesa marker (2012-07-11). Photo by Ronald Land.
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Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:600 ft / 183 m
    Distance:8.4 mi / 13.5 km
    Trailhead:4373 ft / 1332 m
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Hot, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:1 Hours 40 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:1 Hours 20 Minutes

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