Ascent of Black Mountain on 2012-11-22
|Others in Party:||Tim Newman|
|Date:||Thursday, November 22, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||5092 ft / 1552 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThe trail appears to have been rerouted to add switchbacks on the lower section. So it now is quite a transition starting off easy and almost level on pavement to, near the top, quite steep (the last 300 vertical feet come in a distance of about 500 horizontal feet, or about 35 degrees). The trail also gets rockier as one ascends.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||2112 ft / 644 m|
| Distance:||6 mi / 9.7 km|
| Route:||Black Mountain trail (404)|
| Trailhead:||Trailhead on Shadow Cyn Dr. 2980 ft / 908 m|
| Quality:||2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Time Up:||2 Hours |
| Time Down:||1 Hours 30 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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