Ascent of Black Mountain on 1999-09-10

Climber: Frederick Johnson

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Friday, September 10, 1999
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Summit:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Black Mountain
    Elevation:7161 ft / 2182 m

Ascent Trip Report

From Milford on U.S. 395 I drove up the steep Milford Grade about 6.5 miles to the turnoff from FSR 26N70 to Black Mountain. The 3+-mile road, rough in spots, leads to the top of Black Mountain, which houses communications facilities. The L.O., unstaffed today, is a short distance below the summit ridge. Back on FSR 26N70 I connected with FS 176 and FS 177, traveling down the west side of Dixie Mountain and its imposing volcanic bluffs back to CA 70.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Weather:Good, some haze
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