Penelope Smrz and I hiked this nice peak on February 22, 2017 while working on a BLM assignment in the Chuckwalla Mountains. The way we went, there was a little class 2-3 on the ridge, much better than slogging up the central gully.
Black Butte is a nice little peak. We did Black Butte the same day.
Other peaks we did during this trip include; Potosi, Cheyenne, Muddy Mountain, Muddy Peak, Virgin, The Orphan, Silica Dome, Cairn, The Sentinel, East Redstone, Redstone, Mystery Cairn, Vista, Hayford, Clark, McCullough, Spirit, Stepladder, Big Maria, False Maria, Black Butte, Pinto, Orocopia, Toro, Santa Rosa, and Thomas.