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Ascent of Sierra Buttes Lookout on 1996-09-02

Climber: John E Sarna

Others in Party:my daughter Camille
Date:Monday, September 2, 1996
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Sierra Buttes Lookout
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:8590 ft / 2618 m

Ascent Trip Report

Drove past Packer Lake on Packard Lake Rd up to Packard Lake Saddle, turned left going up ridge for 1/2 mile, turned left again to proceed to PCT. The PCT leaves this trail soon after the start. There's a long set of steps at the summit leading to an LO at the highest butte.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1600 ft / 488 m
    Elevation Loss:1600 ft / 488 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Grade/Class:1
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1600 ft / 488 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route:from north starting on PCT
    Trailhead:Trailhead south of Packer Lk Saddle  6990 ft / 2130 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1600 ft / 488 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Trailhead:Trailhead south of Packard Lk Summit  6990 ft / 2130 m



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