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Ascent of Black Mountain on 1989-06-11

Climber: John E Sarna

Others in Party:11 to the top on this Sierra Club hike I led----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, June 11, 1989
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Black Mountain
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:2487 m / 8161 ft

Ascent Trip Report

we started along a 4x4 dirt road leading north from the Risue Canyon Road high point. It died out after a few hundred yards, but easy walking prevailed up to the top of Black Mountain (8158'). Regards go to Bill H for offering to buy Pete a dinner for leaving one of his register cans atop Black with all our names preserved for posterity. Calling it a day, John B. accompanied Bill back to camp for some R&R.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:262 m / 861 ft
    Grade/Class:Cl 1
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:262 m / 861 ft
    Distance:2.4 km / 1.5 mi
    Route:from the south
    Trailhead:Risue Road Saddle to south  2225 m / 7300 ft
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Black & Desert Creek Peak (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
2Desert Creek Peak1989-06-11



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