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Ascent of Black Hawk Mountain on 2014-09-10

Climber: Don Raether

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Black Hawk Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:10348 ft / 3154 m

Ascent Trip Report

I spent one night on Summit Creek. I summited the next day and hiked out. A great route up past Lewis Lakes and Black Hawk Lake. I couldn't find a register. A little smoke from Yosemite. I'm thinking not a lot of folks go this way. I saw one duck and it was on the final slopes.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4988 ft / 1519 m
    Total Elevation Loss:4988 ft / 1519 m
    Round-Trip Distance:21 mi / 33.8 km
    Grade/Class:2
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:4488 ft / 1367 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 3988 ft / 1216 m; Extra: 500 ft / 152m
    Loss on way in:500 ft / 152 m
    Distance:10.5 mi / 16.9 km
    Route:North ridge/Lewis Lakes
    Start Trailhead:Kennedy Meadows TH  6360 ft / 1938 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:4488 ft / 1367 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 3988 ft / 1216 m; Extra: 500 ft / 152m
    Gain on way out:500 ft / 152 m
    Distance:10.5 mi / 16.9 km
    End Trailhead:Kennedy Meadows TH  6360 ft / 1938 m



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