Ascent of Black Hawk Mountain on 1999-10-31
|Others in Party:||my wife Marcia|
|Date:||Sunday, October 31, 1999|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
|Peak:||Black Hawk Mountain|
| Elevation:||10348 ft / 3154 m|
Ascent Trip ReportBackpacked in from the Kennedy Meadows Resort around 1:30 pm after a short car shuttle to drive the car back to the trailhead a 1/2 mile back, where I walked from while Marcia guarded our packs. About 7 miles later, per a trail sign, we set up camp. Left for Black Hawk Mtn about 8 am, about 5 miles later we arrived at summit, going around snow from 9000 on up, a little after 12 noon, arrived back in camp around 3:30; back to Kennedy Meadows around 6:30 pm, and returned with car around 7 pm.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||4798 ft / 1461 m|
| Extra Gain:||400 ft / 121 m|
| Distance:||25 mi / 40.2 km|
| Trailhead:||Kennedy Meadows Resort 6350 ft / 1935 m|
| Gear Used:||Tent Camp|
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