Ascent of Black Mountain on 2012-10-13
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Saturday, October 13, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||5932 ft / 1808 m|
Ascent Trip ReportI took a rather unorthodox approach, after missing what I think is the right road. I came in from the northwest, driving Black Mountain Lane - which is passable for a passenger car - for a mile or two before parking where an old jeep track takes off to the right. I followed it to a saddle where I just followed the ridge. Clearly not the best way, but it got me to the top.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1482 ft / 452 m|
| Distance:||3.2 mi / 5.1 km|
| Route:||Jeep Track/Bushwhack|
| Trailhead:||Black Mountain Lane 4450 ft / 1356 m|
| Quality:||5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Drizzle, Cool, Calm, Overcast|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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