Ascent of Butt Mountain on 2018-10-11

Climber: David Sanger

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, October 11, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Butt Mountain
    Elevation:7870 ft / 2398 m

Ascent Trip Report

Clear and cool day. Forecast was for 20mph winds but it was calm. The final use trail from the PCT to the summit is marked with occasional cairns through the talus.

Includes side trip to Shanghai Creek Peak.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2161 ft / 658 m
    Total Elevation Loss:589 ft / 179 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2161 ft / 658 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1572 ft / 479 m; Extra: 589 ft / 179m
    Loss on way in:589 ft / 179 m
    Distance:11 mi / 17.8 km
    Route:trail, PCT, use trail
    Start Trailhead:Carter Meadows trailhead  6298 ft / 1919 m
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by David Sanger
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