Sinking in the snow summit Black Butte winter wonderland

Peak Summited2023 Black Butte
Type of HikeDay hike
TrailheadBlack butte lower trail
Hiking CompanionsHiked with a group
Road ConditionsSnow and ice on road
Bug StatusNo bugs
Snow ConditionsSnow free
Trail ConditionsTrail difficult/impossible to navigate

We started off in the dark. There was snow and ice from the beginning. The snow was covering the ice. Not bad going up for about 4 miles. The last section was very deep snow and soft. Even with snow shoes we were post holing deep. Very windy and cold, but we were victorious.


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