Ascent of Black Tusk on 1993-08-25

Climber: Brian Friedrich

Others in Party:Dean Chamberlain
Date:Wednesday, August 25, 1993
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Black Tusk
    Location:Canada-British Columbia
    Elevation:7608 ft / 2318 m

Ascent Trip Report

Ideal trip: Started with an ascent of the Black Tusk and the surrounding "Knobs" (ended up climbing one of the neighboring chimneys to the main route on Tusk - loose and dangerous near top and not recommended); camped on Panorama Ridge; ascended Castle Towers from there in a day (epic long day of 16+ hours), then slept on Panorama Ridge and departed the next day
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5577 ft / 1699 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2297 ft / 700 m
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Exposed Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:5577 ft / 1699 m
    Start Trailhead:2031 ft / 619 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2297 ft / 700 m
    End Trailhead:5311 ft / 1618 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Tusk-Castle Towers (3 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
 Castle Towers Mountain1993-08-267218 ft / 2200 m
1Black Tusk1993-08-255577 ft / 1700 m
2Gentian Peak1993-08-263937 ft / 1200 m
Total Trip Gain: 16732 ft / 5100 m    Total Trip Loss: 11155 ft / 3400 m

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