Ascent of Rock Creek Butte on 2011-09-12
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Monday, September 12, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
|Peak:||Rock Creek Butte|
| Elevation:||9106 ft / 2775 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThe dirt roads to the trailhead were okay in my passenger car. The walk is absolutely mindblowing, ascending picturesque forests past a pair of alpine lakes and culminating in an easy scramble to the summit.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||4066 ft / 1239 m|
| Distance:||13.2 mi / 21.2 km|
| Route:||Twin Lakes Trail/Elkhorn Crest Trail/South Ridge|
| Trailhead:||Twin Lakes Trailhead 5040 ft / 1536 m|
| Quality:||8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Breezy, Clear|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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