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Ascent of Black Mountain on 2018-01-15

Climber: Dean Gaudet

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, January 15, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Black Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:7161 ft / 2182 m

Ascent Trip Report

gmaps will take you to the summit. the roads are good gravel, followed by good dirt. there were a couple muddy sections which my truck did fine with. some clearance required. i was pleasantly surprised that there were no gates preventing me from driving the whole way up.

it's not clear to me that the radio tower covered summit is the high point: the 7160' contour to the east looks higher... it could be that they chopped off the summit though. i wandered around the eastern contour and visited every bump and rock which might be higher. the trees on the eastern contour prevent easy hand leveling.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:115 ft / 35 m
    Route Conditions:
Open Country
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:115 ft / 35 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.3 km
    Start Trailhead:7046 ft / 2147 m
    Time:33 Minutes
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Dean Gaudet
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