Black Butte Summit
ElevationAscent: 1,402' 427 m
Descent: -6' -2 m
High: 8,523' 2,598 m
Low: 7,127' 2,172 m
GradeAvg Slope: 10% (6°)
Max Slope: 75% (37°)
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“The ascent up the northwest face of Black Butte.”— Ian Bohannon
Continue up the switchbacks to the base of Black Butte and climb up to the summit. The summit is right at the tree line and has some steep grades in some spots. Be aware of the avy conditions on the way to the summit.
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Land Manager: USFS - Sierra National Forest Office