Black Lion Mountain Climber's Log

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MTfred19

MTfred19 - Jul 2, 2012 4:52 pm Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2012

NE ridge/face from Cannivan Gulch  Sucess!

North summit. Came in from the Vipond Park area - first time there and it is beautiful! While I was climbing the upper slopes I saw someone come up into the basin on a motorcycle and begin the climb up on foot. I decided to wait at the top until the mysterious stranger arrived instead of heading over to the south summit. It turned out that it was Karl - a very nice man (age 70!) who told me all about the lifetime of adventures he has accumulated in the Big Hole area - including a snowmobiling trip to the top of Black Lion a few years back that almost killed him! We talked for a long time up there and on the way back down to his bike before we parted ways. What an unexpected encounter! Thanks for all the stories Karl! Oh - it's a gorgeous mountain - I'll be back some day!

Rocker Paully

Rocker Paully - Sep 13, 2007 2:01 am Date Climbed: Sep 8, 2007

Ran it  Sucess!

Ran into the area and climbed West and then East Black Lion. Came from Buffalo Gulch road

Rocker Paully

Rocker Paully - Sep 25, 2006 5:06 am Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2006

Standard Rt.  Sucess!

Climbed on from the Buffalo Head Gulch road for the second time. Found some nice crystals and some turquoise copper ore on the mountain.

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