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Ascent of Black Butte on 2016-09-18

Climber: Thomas Denham

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, September 18, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Black Butte
    Location:USA-New Mexico
    Elevation:4918 ft / 1499 m

Ascent Trip Report

Quick scramble up the west slope. Some petroglyphs at the top along with a survey marker from 1855. Scrambled back down the steeper SE slope and checked out the San Acacia Dam while I was there.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:240 ft / 73 m
    Total Elevation Loss:240 ft / 73 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Weather:Hot, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:240 ft / 73 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Route:Scramble
    Start Trailhead:San Acacia Cemetery  4678 ft / 1425 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:240 ft / 73 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route:Scramble
    End Trailhead:San Acacia Cemetery  4678 ft / 1425 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Thomas Denham
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