Ascent of Shell Rock Butte on 2010-07-21
|Date:||Wednesday, July 21, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||Shell Rock Butte|
| Elevation:||4969 ft / 1514 m|
Ascent Trip ReportShell Rock Butte is not far from Dead Indian Road. I parked northeast from the summit. I hiked down an old road for a short distance and then bushwhacked towards the summit. It started as an easy hike through the trees and tall grass but near the summit it became steeper and a Class 3 bushwhack using vegetable belays. The summit was brushy with no views. I did see a swarm of bees that I avoided.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||394 ft / 120 m|
| Distance:||1.3 mi / 2 km|
| Route:||Northeast Side|
| Trailhead:||4575 ft / 1394 m|
| Route Conditions:||Open Country, Bushwhack|
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