Butte Peak
January 11, 2015

Mattias and Scott getting ready


Butte Peak's summit is visible above the rockier Gold Hill Peak

High on the ridge, summit up ahead

Getting closer

The sky was cloudy but we had sun in the east, giving this striking contrast

Northeast view of Humboldt Mountain

Looking west at Bronco Butte. In back, from left to right, is Elephant Mountain, Sugarloaf Mountain, New River Mesa, Skull Mesa (to the right of Bronco) and way in back, the New River Mountains

Southwest view, Continental Mountain. In back is Black Mountain and the Union Hills

North view. Skull Mesa and Quien Sabe Peak

The summit

Walking out

Montage. UL: McDowell Mountains, UR: Sun's rays, LL: Road view, LR: Apache Peak


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