Ascent of Cottonwood Butte on 2013-08-03
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Saturday, August 3, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||5730 ft / 1746 m|
Ascent Trip ReportMilitary radar facility (abandoned) on top. Gate was open, but probably should be closed to keep the vandals and looters out. Site on top has been trashed over the years and is sad. There is nice signs showing the surrounding mountains, some of which have been neglected and fallen over or knocked over on purpose. Sad.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||15 ft / 4 m|
| Route:||Drive Up Cottonwood Butte Road|
| Trailhead:||5715 ft / 1741 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 1|
| Quality:||1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
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