Ascent of Black Butte on 2011-07-05
|Date:||Tuesday, July 5, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||7448 ft / 2270 m|
Ascent Trip ReportSome 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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