Solo, single-push day to bag North Emmons first, then Roberts and back to the trailhead. My route was similar to ZeeJay's. Beautiful blue skies and mostly light breezes made for a long but enjoyable autumn day. In touching the summit of this 13er I completed a long-time goal of ascending every one of the Utah collection, all with a single-day push from the closest trailhead. I was also solo to S Emmons and West Gunsight, but otherwise had encouraging companionship from others including Neben, ZeeJay, Brent, John, Dave & Kimball. A gracious Lord was good to me and them - no injuries.
July-15-20010 Hiked Kings Peak, S Kings Peak, "Painter Peak", "Trail Rider Peak", "Roberts Peak", "N Emmons", Mount Emmons, "S Emmons", "Owl", Lost Benchmark, and Flattop Benchmark in one 21 hour day. Started at Henrys Fork on the north slope and ended at Dry Gulch on the south slope.
August-11-2009 Started at Swift Creek TH and took the trail to East Timothy Lake. From there, first went to North Emmons and then followed the ridge to Roberts. Descende NW, almost to the 12744 saddle, then went x-country back to East Timothy Lake and then back to the TH.
"So I was sitting in my cubicle today, and I realized, ever since I started working, every single day of my life has been worse than the day before it. So that means that every single day that you see me, that's on the worst day of my life."
--Peter Gibbons (Office Space)