Ascent of Black Mountain on 2020-09-19

Climber: Joe McGillian

Others in Party:Maddy Roller
Date:Saturday, September 19, 2020
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Black Mountain
    Elevation:3480 ft / 1060 m

Ascent Trip Report

Made it about halfway between leaving the trail and the summit, before getting stopped by nearly impassable wall of thorns. Even with long pants & machete, would have taken forever to get through. Will come back in the winter.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:431 ft / 131 m
    Trailhead:Nimblewill Gap  3049 ft / 929 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Partly Cloudy

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