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Ascent of Butterfield Mountain on 2016-01-15

Climber: Dharma Bum

Date:Friday, January 15, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Butterfield Mountain
    Location:USA-Vermont
    Elevation:3167 ft / 965 m

Ascent Trip Report

I made this trip on a pleasant winter day There were a couple of inches of new snow in a base of 3-4 inches of crusty stuff. From the Butterfield parking lot I skied Vast Trail 302 West. One could go either east or west for a launching point for Butterfield. Going west is a bit longer but it may be a bit easier. I skied in 3.2 miles and then went off trail for the last mile to the summit of Butterfield. I using microspikes (snowshoes weren't needed). My route was near the col between Butterfield and SIgnal. The bushwhack was relatively steep. There two jars at the summit but I couldn't open either.

Dharma Bum

PS - I lost a microspike in the snow. If you find it let me know
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