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Ascent of Black Mountain on 2010-09-10

Climber: Brad Boester

Date:Friday, September 10, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Black Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:11720 ft / 3572 m

Ascent Trip Report

Summited from Blue Lake then continued over to South Peak and descended the Red Lake Bowl via an intermittent climbers trail and bushwacking through willows.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2170 ft / 660 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2270 ft / 691 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4.3 mi / 6.8 km
    Grade/Class:II
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1820 ft / 554 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 2 km
    Route:NE Ridge
    Start Trailhead:Blue Lake  9900 ft / 3017 m
    Time:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2270 ft / 691 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1920 ft / 585 m; Extra: 350 ft / 106m
    Gain on way out:350 ft / 106 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Route:Red Lake Bowl
    End Trailhead:Virginia Lakes TH  9800 ft / 2987 m
    Time:2 Hours 



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