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blueBlack Sierra Buttes Trail #12E07

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1.1 mile 1.8 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 809' 247 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 8,183' 2,494 m
Low: 7,373' 2,247 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 14% (8°)
Max Grade: 26% (15°)

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Trail shared by Tilman Giese

A steep trail up Sierra Buttes to a fire lookout tower.

Tilman Giese

Features Birding · Lake · Views

Description

From the Pacific Crest Trail, continue straight up the ridge with Sierra Buttes ahead of you. The ascent is moderately strenuous as you make your way up to the top. At about 0.6 miles, you get an excellent view of Young America Lake just below you. As you continue further, the trail zigzags up steeply. At 1.1 miles, you reach a fairly washed out dirt road (Sierra Buttes OHV Trail #12E07). Follow the road farther up until you reach the lookout tower.

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Jun 30, 2018
Tilman Giese

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in Gold Valley

#3508

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in Gold Valley

#338

in California

#3,508

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