From the bloggers at Box Canyon Blog.
I have this addiction to “summits,” you see. So, in spite of historical snafus that invariably arise when one jumps the “seasonal” gun, I’m prone to come down with a case of short term memory loss. “But this year we will find a way,” I say, and off we go in search of a peak or pass to bag, farting rainbows like a couple of unicorns.
The problem with Old Twin Peaks Trail is the initial 1.2 vertiginous miles of stairs and switchbacks that you feel for a week post-climb. This “halfway point” comes with an elevation gain roughly equivalent to the Empire State Building.
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