Twin Peaks Climber's Log

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colingregory - Oct 19, 2020 9:20 am Date Climbed: Oct 17, 2020

Dayhike  Sucess!

Dayhike from Gstaad Rd from where I had numerous tracks for. This TH is no more, with the first half mile down to the creek torn up by foresting equipment and seems to be deterring hikers. I wasn't sure where else to start. This hike was easy, was at the ridge before we knew it and a short while later scrambling up to the peak. Great views and peak area.


kaylam87 - Jul 4, 2017 11:05 am Date Climbed: Jul 30, 2016

With the Sierra Club  Sucess!

Hazy day, but this is an area with lots of interesting sights. Very volcanic looking. Got to drink from a cool mountain stream.


96avs01 - Oct 28, 2015 10:28 pm

Several times with the dogs  Sucess!

Climbed multiple times in the past couple of years with the pooches. A nice Tahoe vantage point that lets you see all the high country around the lake.

trexkerry - Mar 29, 2015 8:08 pm Date Climbed: Mar 28, 2015

From Blackwood Canyon Sno Park  Sucess!

A longer than expected hike form Blackwood Canyon Sno Park, connected to the TRT south of Twin Peak right before the switchbacks, climbed both of the Twin Peaks then descended cross country in a bit more direct route back to the road. Total of just over 13 miles. Very little snow, didn't even bother with snowshoes. In March. Sad. TR is HERE

sierramtngoat - Sep 6, 2013 11:54 pm Date Climbed: Sep 7, 2013

Via Ward Creek TRT  Sucess!

My wife and I started at the TRT trailhead midway up Ward Creek Ave; this route has an unnecessarily long approach and was too gradual for my taste; however, the views were great on the upper mountain. I would recommend this route to someone who loves strolling in the forest but not in late summer as the meadows were all dried up when we did it.


Daria - Jul 29, 2013 1:48 pm Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2013

great views  Sucess!

After dayhiking Tinker Knob, ran over and did Twin Peaks-even though the summit seemed far away from mt. stanford, hike up took much faster than expected, did with mt. Stanford. GREAT views!


Jonodo - Jul 3, 2013 5:16 pm Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2013

From Barker Pass  Sucess!

Hiked Twin Peaks from Barker Pass after hitting Barker Peak. Nice cool day in Tahoe to beat the extreme heat in the valley.

JonathanHeywood - Aug 22, 2012 8:49 pm Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2012

Blackwood Canyon Road  Sucess!

Headed up to the ridge between Stanford and Twin Peaks and then ascended to the summit of Twin. Fun day.


ckerth - Aug 20, 2012 1:46 pm Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2012

Barker Pass  Sucess!

Ellis Peak in the morning, Twin Peaks in the afternoon


hgrapid - Jun 16, 2012 9:20 pm Date Climbed: Jun 16, 2012

Via Stanford Rock-TRT loop   Sucess!

Hiked via the Stanford Rock route up 15N3S and descended via the Tahoe Rim Trail. We found the Stanford Rock-Twin Peak loop to be 14 miles if doing both the Twin Peaks. Group of 7 reached the summit. 3 did both Twin Peaks.


fedak - Sep 23, 2011 1:17 pm Date Climbed: Sep 22, 2011

From Ward Creek   Sucess!

Side trip while doing the Ward Creek > Barker Pass TRT segment.
(Also did Stanford Rock)

Lot's 'o flies on the summit.

Pics and commentary are here.


mrchad9 - May 3, 2010 7:00 pm Date Climbed: May 2, 2010

Up from Alpine Meadows  Sucess!

Tried going from Blackwood Canyon Road, but it was still gated shut and snowcovered. Drove over to Alpine Meadows (backside closed) and started there. Signs in the small lot warned of towing if not in the Alpine Residents HOA, luckily no issues. Went up via the saddle between Twin/Stanford. Down a more scenic/enjoyable route, along the ridge north from Twin to 8522 and down to the car.


derbilly - Jul 29, 2009 3:32 am Date Climbed: Oct 22, 2005

Twin Pks  Sucess!

Hiked with a SC group with Stanford Rock (sort of)


fedak - Jun 23, 2009 2:15 pm Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2009

Ward Creek  Sucess!

From the Ward Creek side of the TRT.
Little bit of snow left on the top ridge.
#9 on my OGUL list.

Pics here.

Bob Burd

Bob Burd - Apr 5, 2009 10:12 pm Date Climbed: Apr 1, 2009

From Sno-Park  Sucess!

With Steve, a fine snowshoe outing. Except for the broken snowshoe. Trip Report

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