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Ascent of Granite Butte on 2019-08-24

Climber: Joe Whittington

Others in Party:Krista Lawrence
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, August 24, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Granite Butte
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:8679 ft / 2645 m

Ascent Trip Report

From our camp in Burger Meadow we ascendeded Sand Pass and hiked along the Mule peak trail then walked up the west side to the open summit. Very straight forward ascent. We returned to camp and continued on to Tombstone Lake.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1079 ft / 328 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:Sand Pass to West side
    Trailhead:7600 ft / 2316 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Sunny
Ascent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 
Ascent Part of Trip: 2019 Wallowa Peakbagger (5 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1China Cap2019-08-233156 ft / 962 m
2Granite Butte2019-08-241079 ft / 329 m
3Echo Lake Northwest Peak2019-08-25734 ft / 224 m
4Traverse Lake East Peak2019-08-261230 ft / 375 m
5Arrow Lake Peak2019-08-28650 ft / 198 m
Total Trip Gain: 6849 ft / 2088 m    Total Trip Loss: 6849 ft / 2088 m



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