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Ascent of Butte County High Point on 2020-06-23

Climber: Rick Peterson

Date:Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Butte County High Point
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:7120 ft / 2170 m

Ascent Trip Report

I took my family here after a couple days at Buck's Lake for Maria's 6th birthday. We drove in from Lake Almanor on good dirt roads that any car could handle. We probably could have cut a little distance off the hike with a spur road just above Cold Springs closer to Humbug Summit. I had my little one just like the usual picture and it turned out to be a really good hike.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:620 ft / 188 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Route:PCT to spur trail
    Trailhead:PCT trail head  6500 ft / 1981 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 15 Minutes



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