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Ascent of Black Butte on 2015-12-13

Climber: Mat Kelliher

Others in Party:Bill Simpson
Felix Lerma
Lisa Miyake
Neal Robbins
Tracey Thomerson
Peter Kudlinski
Terry Rose
Miriam Khamis
Mark Butski
Patricia Arredondo
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, December 13, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Black Butte
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:4504 ft / 1372 m

Ascent Trip Report

***Sierra Club Outing***
led by Mat Kelliher, Bill Simpson

via a variation on DPS Route A. Camped a bit short of the 4WD parking spot at a flat spot with old mining equipment laying around and a couple of fire-pits already built. Set off from camp and headed for the saddle at top of the creek to our north rather than head up the traditional gully route for Route A. Once on the saddle we turned east and followed the ridgelines to the summit. Windy (and cold!) up top. Fantastic views!!
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1725 ft / 525 m
    Distance:5.2 mi / 8.4 km
    Trailhead:2779 ft / 847 m
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country
    Weather:Cool, Windy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:2 Hours 0 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:1 Hours 40 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Mat Kelliher
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