Ascent of Big Southern Butte on 2011-08-25
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Thursday, August 25, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Summit:||4x4 Vehicle|
|Peak:||Big Southern Butte|
| Elevation:||7560 ft / 2304 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThis was a drive-up - literally, my tire went over the highest spot.
Be aware that the road is gated when there is any moisture in the road bed - it was closed when I tried on July 4 this year (admittedly a particularly wet year, but don't expect to drive it in spring or fall if it's been raining). Also, the road is steep and rocky. I don't know if it would have been passable without my 4WD and high clearance.
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| Route:||summit road|
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