Ascent of Wellington Butte on 2010-04-18
|Date:||Sunday, April 18, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||3710 ft / 1130 m|
Ascent Trip ReportI drove in on the north ridge of Wellington Butte until the road deteriorated and I didn't want to chance getting stuck in the mud and puddles. My GPS said I was only about a mile from the high point, so I was close enough to hike. I hiked the road about a mile, but it skirts the west side of the summit. I picked a place where I could get up the road cut and climbed the steep forested west slope of Wellington Butte. Near the summit ridge, the terrain became a little brushy, but I pushed through to the high point. Great views looking east and south from the high point.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||759 ft / 231 m|
| Distance:||2.7 mi / 4.4 km|
| Route:||North Ridge|
| Trailhead:||2951 ft / 899 m|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Open Country, Bushwhack|
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