Left Swift Creek trailhead around 3:45 am, saw the flames from the fire in Upper Stillwater, hit the saddle between Robert's and Trail Rider and made my way to the top. Kept going down the ridge to North Emmons
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.
Long 35+ mile day running the ridge
#1 9-19-13 From Swift Creek TH. 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. #2 7-25-16 With Signe as part of the entire Kings-Emmons Ridge Run. The ascent of Roberts from the north side was by far the hardest and nastiest of all the ascents on that ridge. A wicked combination of loose rock, tipping boulders and at least 3 if not 4 false summits.
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.
Climbed as part of the Kings-Emmons Ridge Run in August 1997.