Ascent of Black Hill on 2014-05-11
|Others in Party:||Rose|
|Date:||Sunday, May 11, 2014|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Summit:||Car|
| Elevation:||539 ft / 164 m|
Ascent Trip ReportA drive up.
From the intersection of MD#121 and Old Baltimore Road we drove east on Old Baltimore for .9 miles to a right turn on Lake Ridge Road, large sign "Black Hill Regional Park Entrance" .... A beautiful park with a large network of multi-use trails and camping, very popular with the locals.
At 1.4 miles arrived at the crest-of-the-road with a driveway and summit to the right, capped with house #20930 .... a large plaque to one side of the house "Black Hill Gold Mine, location of open pit gold mining during 1850-1950".
"MOUNTAINS ARE THE BEGINNING AND THE END OF ALL NATURAL SCENERY." ....... john ruskin
|Summary Total Data|
| Route:||drive up from lake ridge road|
| Trailhead:||lake ridge road -9999 ft / -3047 m|
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