Ascent of Sunrise Butte on 2020-09-21

Climber: Paul McClellan

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, September 21, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Hi-Clearance Vehicle
Peak:Sunrise Butte
    Elevation:7770 ft / 2368 m

Ascent Trip Report

Driving Directions:

0.0 From Grant County Road 20 at virtual MP 2.5 Turn North onto FR 2010
From the east this road is signed "VINEGAR HILL 13"
You will stay on FR 2010 to near Vinegar Hill.
2.5 Bear Right
3.7 Continue Straight
4.5 Continue Straight towards Vinegar Hill
Cross a cattleguard, then Continue Straight
4.8 Continue Straight past a road on your right.
5.2 Continue Straight past a road on your left.
5.5 Bear Right at a Y junction.
6.2 Continue Straight
6.4 Bear Left at a Y junction.
7.3 Road is signed "NARROW ROAD"
7.9 Road deteriorates, becomes dirt, rock, and rutted (high clearance)
8.2 Signed "VINEGAR HILL 6".
10.4 Enter Indian Rock - Vinegar Hill Scenic Area
10.8 Pass Black Butte Camp on your left.
11.9 Turn Left where a steep road climbs to your right.
12.1 Bear Right (Tiger Mine on the left).
12.3 Bear Left where a steep road shortcut climbs to your right.
12.6 Park on the left where gated FR 148 is signed "BEN HARRISON PEAK".
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1743 ft / 530 m
    Extra Gain:700 ft / 213 m
    Round-Trip Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Route:North Ridge
    Trailhead:FR 2010 and 148  7427 ft / 2263 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Paul McClellan
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