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Ascent of Big Southern Butte on 2011-08-25

Climber: Ken Jones

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
    Location:USA-Idaho
    Elevation:7560 ft / 2304 m

Ascent Trip Report

This 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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