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Ascent of Twin Peaks-West Peak on 2016-10-20

Climber: Julie Ann Gregg

Others in Party:Red Viking
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, October 20, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Twin Peaks-West Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:7596 ft / 2315 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was a two nighter. Parked at Buckhorn and hiked the road to the top of the lifts then around to Waterman North, Waterman and Waterman Benchmark. Took the switchbacks down to the saddle,hit the high point just east off the trail and then up the steep use trail to Twin Peaks (this was tough because our packs weighted 44 & 53 lbs,lots of water)There was a nice open space on the summit to make camp.We dropped our packs, grabbed our food and headed for Twin Peaks West. Got some nice photos on the rocks at the summit and headed back to camp. Set up for the night and got everything ready for the morning attempt of Triplet Rocks.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:2 nights away from roads



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