Ascent of Black Elk Peak on 2018-09-04

Climber: Arthur Caverly

Others in Party:Ashley Wood
Ashley Garnett
Scott Garnett
Date:Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Black Elk Peak
    Location:USA-South Dakota
    Elevation:7231 ft / 2204 m

Ascent Trip Report

Video of the Hike
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1141 ft / 347 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1581 ft / 481 m
    Round-Trip Distance:6.7 mi / 10.9 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Drizzle, Pleasant, Windy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:891 ft / 271 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 591 ft / 181 m; Extra: 300 ft / 91m
    Loss on way in:300 ft / 91 m
    Distance:2.8 mi / 4.4 km
    Route:Black Elk Peak Trail
    Start Trailhead:Catherdal Spires  6640 ft / 2023 m
    Time:1 Hours 35 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1281 ft / 390 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1031 ft / 315 m; Extra: 250 ft / 76m
    Gain on way out:250 ft / 76 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:Black Elk Peak Trail
    End Trailhead:Sylvan Lake Parking  6200 ft / 1889 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Black Elk Peak 9-4-18

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Little Devils Tower2018-09-04 a1010 ft / 308 m
2Black Elk Peak2018-09-04 b1141 ft / 348 m
3McGillicuddy Peak2018-09-04 c 
Total Trip Gain: 2151 ft / 656 m    Total Trip Loss: 2111 ft / 644 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Arthur Caverly
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