Be sure to check out Bob's trip
report. Bob and Dinah reach the summit (668 metres) of
Bob checks Dinah's GPS near the
Dinah and Bob drop down into a wash as
they head toward Black Mesa.
Dinah prepares to step over a puddle
of water in a narrow side wash.
Bob and Dinah pause near a cairn to
admire the views. The summit of Black Mesa is on the
Mountain stand out to the west.
Clouds persist over the Muddy
Mountains to the northeast.
Fortification Hill (flat top right of
centre) sits to the south across Lake Mead.
Bob, Dinah and Sonny pose for a group
shot at the summit of Black Mesa.
Dinah and Bob leave the summit for
the start of their return trip. The western end of Lake Mead
can be seen in the distance.
Bob and Dinah descend the west side of
Dinah and Bob continue their descent
down the west side of Black Mesa. The highway is barely visible
in the distance.
On her way out along a wash, Dinah
passes some rocks with interesting striations. These are gypsum
veins according to Boone.
Distance: 6.3 kilometres
Round-Trip Time: 3 hours 17 minutes
Net Elevation Gain: 184 metres
Bob and Dinah reach the summit (668 metres) of Black Mesa.