Ascent of Black Tusk on 1994-07-18

Climber: Brian Friedrich

Others in Party:Graham Merritt
Suzy Horicky
Date:Monday, July 18, 1994
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Black Tusk
    Location:Canada-British Columbia
    Elevation:7608 ft / 2318 m

Ascent Trip Report

Approach via BC Hydro access road to microwave towers; easy ridge walk up to the base of Tusk and then a short scramble up the standard chimney; headed down and traversed east across base, then down to Helm Creek and on to Cinder Cone and Empetrum Peak
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1969 ft / 600 m
    Trailhead:5639 ft / 1718 m
    Grade/Class:Class 3-
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy

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