Route Climbed: El Dorado Canyon Date Climbed: September 11, 2004
I drove my 4Runner to the switchback at 8,400 feet and parked. This gave me a 1400-foot climb to the summit of Pershing County. Perfect weather, clear air, great views. This was my 8th and last 5000-foot+ prominence peak in 8 days.
"After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, which is the most horrible thing in the world."
--Oscar Wilde on Absinthe