ApproachThe Robinson Variation uses the Broad's Fork approach for the first 2 miles to the meadow at 8,200 ft. Instead of following the trail and crossing to the left side of the valley, contour around the knoll in the meadow. Contour, at first, on the east side of the knoll and then around to the south side of the knoll. A faint trail and sporatic cairns can be spotted periodically to reach the east-facing chute.
Route DescriptionFrom 8,200 ft in the meadow aim for the east-facing chute. Boulder hop to the base of the chute and then climb steeply to the ridge up a mixture of rock slabs and talus. Upon reaching the ridge Ferguson Canyon and Deaf Smith canyon come into view below and to the west. Turn south and follow the ridge south. Scrambling is required and there is some exposure on both sides of the ridge. Careful routefinding keeps the scramble mostly at class 3 with a class 4 move required periodically. Scramble over one minor summit and continue south. Twin Peaks are in view the entire scramble. Upon reaching the base of east Twin Peak, work toward the east side of the ridge. A faint trail continues up the east side of the ridge to the summit of east Twin Peak.
Essential GearIn early season, an ice axe and crampons may be required up the chute from the meadows to the ridge. Avalanche danger should be assessed before ascending the chute in early season.
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