Ascent of Sisi Butte on 2012-10-18

Climber: Michael Wanberg

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, October 18, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Sisi Butte
    Elevation:5618 ft / 1712 m

Ascent Trip Report

Good dirt road, two trees down across it. I wish I'd had my bicycle for the road (most of the hike)

Easy scramble on loose flagstone up to the very impressive cairn, but the summit is beyond it about 500' along the ridge.

Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1358 ft / 413 m
    Total Elevation Loss:218 ft / 66 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.7 mi / 4.3 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Windy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1358 ft / 413 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route:access road, then direct ascent from saddle
    Start Trailhead:Gate at start of lookout road  4260 ft / 1298 m
    Time:1 Hours 15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:218 ft / 66 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Route:direct descent to saddle
    End Trailhead:Saddle with lookout  5400 ft / 1645 m
    Time:10 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: 2012-10B Sisi (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Sisi Butte2012-10-18 c1358 ft / 414 m
2Sisi Butte Lookout2012-10-18 d217 ft / 66 m
Total Trip Gain: 1575 ft / 480 m    Total Trip Loss: 218 ft / 66 m

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