Ascent of Black Giant on 1989-08-27

Climber: Greg Gerlach

Others in Party:Rick Chval
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, August 27, 1989
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Black Giant
    Elevation:13330 ft / 4062 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was the second day of a five day backpack to climb peaks located in the vicinity of Muir Pass. From Helen Lake, Rick and I headed south up class 2 terraine to Black Giant Pass, then climbed up the class 1 west slope of Black Giant to the top. Also, please see my 08-28-1989 Mount Goddard trip report for complete trip details.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1715 ft / 522 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1715 ft / 522 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1 and 2
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1715 ft / 522 m
    Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Route:Black Giant Pass/West Slope
    Start Trailhead:Helen Lake  11615 ft / 3540 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1715 ft / 522 m
    Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Route:West Slope/Black Giant Pass
    End Trailhead:Helen Lake  11615 ft / 3540 m

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