Ascent of Black Elk Peak on 2018-07-04

Climber: Doug Farquhar

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Black Elk Peak
    Location:USA-South Dakota
    Elevation:7231 ft / 2204 m

Ascent Trip Report

Went to Sylvan Lake and did the loop starting at trail #9 to #4. The weather was pleasantly warm. Trail very well maintained and easy hike with some effort at the end. Views were quite good.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1444 ft / 441 m
    Elevation Loss:1444 ft / 441 m
    Distance:6.8 mi / 10.9 km
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1444 ft / 441 m
    Distance:3.2 mi / 5.2 km
    Route:Trail #9
    Trailhead:Trail #9  5787 ft / 1763 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1444 ft / 441 m
    Distance:3.6 mi / 5.8 km
    Route:Trail #4
    Trailhead:Trail #4  5787 ft / 1763 m
    Time Down:1 Hours 

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