Ascent of Sulphur Butte Lookout Site on 2014-12-13

Climber: Paul Michelson

Others in Party:Craig Willis <2998>
Eric W
Date:Saturday, December 13, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Sulphur Butte Lookout Site
    Elevation:2262 ft / 689 m

Ascent Trip Report

There is no easy way to get to this old site but the effort is well worth it. Significant debris remain at this old lookout tower site including burnt remnants of the old tower, the collapsed living cabin, an old storage cellar, and what may have been a cistern.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:846 ft / 257 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.8 mi / 2.9 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cold, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:846 ft / 257 m
    Distance:0.9 mi / 1.5 km
    Start Trailhead:1416 ft / 431 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:0.9 mi / 1.5 km

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