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Ascent of Black Butte on 2011-07-05

Climber: Peter James

Date:Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Black Butte
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:7448 ft / 2270 m

Ascent Trip Report

Some large patches of snow on the ground near the end of the forest service road caused me to take a route up the east side of the peak, which was a faint use or animal trail, leading to a short scree and boulder hop to the summit. Only upon reaching the summit, did I notice the regular trail leading down the northwest side. So don't follow my GPS track, unless you want to add a little spice to an otherwise straightforward hike.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:888 ft / 269 m
    Extra Gain:85 ft / 25 m
    Distance:2.6 mi / 4.2 km
    Route:26N22 to use trail
    Trailhead:Intersection of FH17 and 26N22  6730 ft / 2051 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Peter James
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Note: GPS Tracks may not be accurate, and may not show the best route. Do not follow this route blindly. Conditions change frequently. Use of a GPS unit in the outdoors, even with a pre-loaded track, is no substitute for experience and good judgment. Peakbagger.com accepts NO resposibility or liability from use of this data.

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