Have a birdhouse for your soul Date Climbed: Apr 28, 2015
I used Dennis Poulin's route info and it was spot on. I did notice that there were 5 bird houses set up along the route, one at the top of the first saddle, one along the old jeep road toward Horse Spring, one at Horse Spring, another attached to an aspen tree in a small grove about a mile from the peak and another half way further on. I saw no one else and found the register but no benchmarks. A nice hike of about 2000 feet of gain and a bit over 6 miles round trip.
Solitude within miles of the city. Date Climbed: May 11, 2008
Hiked from the West Side, Bent D road. Had to cross private property to take this route, I would suggest that future hikers use the East side approach as it sounds that there is an actual trail. My approach was a very solitary bushwack up a quite but windy mountain.
Dayhike from the natural area TH. Surprisingly there was still quite a bit of snow on the north facing aspects, most of which had frozen to rock solid ice. Note - as of Jan 2011, the approach road described in the route page is washed out 2 miles in and requires 4WD HC to successfully get to the TH. You could park there and add 4 mi RT to your trip, I suppose, if you couldn't make it all the way in your vehicle.