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Ascent of Rock Creek Butte on 2011-09-12

Climber: George Burgess

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
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:9106 ft / 2775 m

Ascent Trip Report

The 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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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by George Burgess
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