One of Five 13ers in a dy Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2016
August 13 I backpacked into the Chain Lakes, and camped. Next day I backpacked to Lake Beard above Lake Atwood. August 15 I backpacked over 5 peaks, namely Trail Rider Peak (aka Ramp Peak) at 13247 ft, Roberts Peak (aka Pyramid Peak) at 13287 ft, North Emmons (aka Pinnacle Peak) at 13068 ft, South Emmons (aka Glacier Peak) at 13170 ft, and Mt Emmons at 13440 ft.
From Emmons I dropped down to Oke Doke Lake and camp above the 4th Chain Lake.
#1 8-15-13 With Brent as part of "the northern 4 (5). # 2 7-25-16 With Signe as part of the Kings-Emmons Ridge Run. Either one of these "jaunts" will test your determination and ability to boulder hop.
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.
July-7-2009 Hiked Kings Peak, S Kings Peak, "Painter Peak", and "Trail Rider Peak" in one long day from Henrys Fork.
from Timothy Lakes Basin Date Climbed: Aug 30, 1985
I hiked this one and Painter Peak with my brother Eric on a very windy day. We were attempting Kings Peak from a southern approach but got turned back by the wind and the fact that it was taking much longer than we planned.
"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