Ascent of Black Elk Peak on 1984-06-14
|Date:||Thursday, June 14, 1984|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||Black Elk Peak|
| Location:||USA-South Dakota|
| Elevation:||7231 ft / 2204 m|
Ascent Trip ReportOne of the west's classic hikes, although very easy. Started from Sylvan Lake, out and back. Forests and rock were beautiful. Skies darkened and we made the summit before the T-storms occurred.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||1086 ft / 331 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||7 mi / 11.3 km|
| Route:||Sylvan Lake/Harney Trail|
| Trailhead:||Sylvan Lake 6145 ft / 1872 m|
| Quality:||6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Raining, Pleasant, Calm, Low Clouds|
T-storm on way back.
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