Black Brett


 

Trip Details
Mountain Range: 
Mountain Subrange: 
Attained Summit?: 
Yes
Trip Date: 
Monday, August 7, 2017
Summit Elevation (m): 
2,842
Summit Elevation (ft): 
9,325
Elevation Gain (m): 
1500
Round Trip Time: 
6.50
Total Distance (km): 
20.00
Quick 'n Easy Rating: 
Class 3 : you fall, you break your leg
Difficulty Notes: 

There are a few moderate steps on the summit ridge that are "no-slip" zones but other than that this is pretty tame scrambling.

Map

Trip Report

I wasn't sure if I was in the mood for another peak as the August long weekend came to a close. I'd spent the weekend relaxing with family and was still feeling the effects of some pretty long days in the hills the weeks previous. Thanks to wildfires in BC and especially in the Verdant Creek and Ball Pass areas, the air was also very smoky in much of the Rockies. But I had the Monday off and family stuff was done, so how could I realistically just sit there and not take advantage of another beautiful day in my beloved Rockies? Precisely

 


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