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Ascent of Butler Peak on 2014-08-27

Climber: Don Raether

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Butler Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:8535 ft / 2601 m

Ascent Trip Report

The ridge is steep & the use trail is a little hard to follow higher up. Once on the road it's a cake walk to the lookout. The lookout was manned on my visit. We (the lookout folks & me) saw a fox wander by while surveying the scenery! This is Rte. 2 in the Hundred Peaks Guide.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1355 ft / 413 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1175 ft / 358 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.4 mi / 3.9 km
    Grade/Class:2
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1355 ft / 413 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
    Route:N-S ridge to the road.
    Start Trailhead:Hwy 18 at Glory Ridge Rd.  7180 ft / 2188 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1175 ft / 358 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
    Route:N-S ridge to the road.
    End Trailhead:Hwy 18 at Glory Ridge Rd.  7360 ft / 2243 m



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