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Ascent of Guffey Butte on 2019-04-28

Climber: Dan Krueger

Others in Party:Kate Wrablik
Morty The Mountain Dog
Date:Sunday, April 28, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Guffey Butte
    Location:USA-Idaho
    Elevation:3120 ft / 950 m

Ascent Trip Report

Kate and I had just a few hours to get out, so Guffey Butte seemed like a good choice. We followed the usual route up, but decided to traverse over to the adjacent plateau before heading down. Neither of us had been up on that plateau before, so it was fun to descend a different route. A break in the cliff band made it possible to get down off the plateau without any real scrambling, class 2 at most. Very nice short hike in the Owyhees...
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1147 ft / 349 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1147 ft / 349 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4.2 mi / 6.8 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:927 ft / 282 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 827 ft / 252 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Loss on way in:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:2.1 mi / 3.4 km
    Start Trailhead:2293 ft / 698 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1047 ft / 319 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 827 ft / 252 m; Extra: 220 ft / 67m
    Gain on way out:220 ft / 67 m
    Distance:2.1 mi / 3.4 km
    End Trailhead:2293 ft / 698 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Dan Krueger
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