We were flying blind with zero beta on these two peaks, just a map, compass & GPS. We tried heading up the northwest slopes of "Bren's." NEVER again! Ha! We laughed at ourselves when we discovered the faint, cairned path circling back down the peak on the other side.
"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