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Ascent of Button Mountain on 2015-07-20

Climber: Brian McCarty

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, July 20, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Button Mountain
    Location:USA-Texas
    Elevation:720 ft / 219 m

Ascent Trip Report

3rd CoHP today.

I parked near the gate and gravel road leading to the CoHP. The other side of this gate is an old blue trailer house. I went through a little bit of woods by my car and entered gravel road just inside the gate. This road takes you close to the CoHP.

Follow this gravel road past the tin barn to where the road forks. Stay left. Go a short distance and turn right. This road circles around past a deer hunting stand to the CoHP. You will reach the highest point in the road. You are very near. There are several candidates. I spent time crisscrossing the area to make sure I hit them all. I think the highest are near an oak tree, with narrow leaves, about 6 inches in diameter with two cedar trees near it. The other candidates are within 30-40 yards of this oak tree in the direction of the bigger cedar tree.

My guess is it maybe about one mile hike from the Hwy.

CAUTION: This is a hunting club. I would not go near this place around hunting season.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:203 ft / 61 m
    Total Elevation Loss:203 ft / 61 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Bushwhack
    Weather:Hot
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:203 ft / 61 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Start Trailhead:Hwy 225 gate/gravel road  517 ft / 157 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:203 ft / 61 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    End Trailhead:517 ft / 157 m



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