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August 2nd 2015
Published: December 7th 2017
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Trailhead 13:48
Heather Pass 14:54
Wing Lake camp 16:33
Leave camp for summit 6:34
Summit 8:54
Back in camp 10:59
Leave camp for cars 12:07
Heather Pass 14:07
Back at the car 15:04


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Descending from Heather Pass Across the Boulder FieldDescending from Heather Pass Across the Boulder Field
Descending from Heather Pass Across the Boulder Field

Correct route is right edge of photo mostly along a trail through the grassy knoll. Black Peak looming large.
Lewis Lake, Heather Pass, and Boulder FieldLewis Lake, Heather Pass, and Boulder Field
Lewis Lake, Heather Pass, and Boulder Field

Lonny on the trail lower left.
Hazy SunriseHazy Sunrise
Hazy Sunrise

Mercifully, no 0'dark thirty ascent.
Route Up To the South RidgeRoute Up To the South Ridge
Route Up To the South Ridge

Above the snow patch to the saddle on the ridge, center left.
Ascending the ScreeAscending the Scree
Ascending the Scree

Actually not too bad going up. Zak up ahead.
Goode MountainGoode Mountain
Goode Mountain

Northeast Buttress runs right down the middle.
Standing On Black Peak's Airy SummitStanding On Black Peak's Airy Summit
Standing On Black Peak's Airy Summit

8,970 feet ASL, a.k.a., 2,735 meters
Resting At a Bivy Spot Below the Summit On the DescentResting At a Bivy Spot Below the Summit On the Descent
Resting At a Bivy Spot Below the Summit On the Descent

Summit was pretty small so opted for this spot to fuel up for the energy sapping scree field below the ridge.


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