Pinnacle Buttes-- Southeast Peak-- #1

Seen from Pinnacle Buttes Southeast Peak #2.

My route across the face was more or less horizontally along ledges, staying above the snowbank seen at left. Beyond that point, I gained the ridge to access the summit.

As large as the formation may look here, it is only about a mile of travel from this point, with about 500' of elevation gain from the saddle between the peaks, but there is a lot of Class 3 and 4 terrain with exposure and rotten rock.

Absaroka Range, WY-- August 2011


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