Ascent of Black Butte on 2015-05-24

Climber: Ken Russell

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, May 24, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Black Butte
    Elevation:6436 ft / 1961 m

Ascent Trip Report

The FS has declared the area around the lookout tower and the staff yurt, to be off limits to protect their privacy. The trail is rerouted to the spot elevation which appears to be where the highest point is anyway. Very popular trail. I saw nearly 200 people on the hike.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1536 ft / 468 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Trailhead:NF 1110  4900 ft / 1493 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear

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