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Broads Fork Twin Peaks

Broads Fork Twin Peaks - 11,330', 11,328'
Sunrise Peak - 11,275'
Dromedary Peak - 11,107'

Failed to summit due to bad weather. We got as high as the saddle and turned back because of an approaching storm.

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Saturday, July 14 - Sunday, July 15, 2001

Broads Fork

Hiking up Broads Fork.

Aspen Trees

Rock Bouldering

Brandon Wicks with an alternate approach.

Broads Fork Meadow

The Broads Fork Meadow.
Brandon, Nick, Jared, Jen and Denyse.
The peaks above are Dromedary, Sunrise, and the East Twin.

Broads Fork Dam

A large beaver dam in the meadow,
we also saw a good-sized pond up higher.

Looking north from Broads Fork Meadow over the
Broads Fork Dam toward Mount Raymond.

Our campground at the base of Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks

From here it looks like two twin peaks with a small hill in the middle.
The small hill is actually the West Twin.
The large peak on the right is just a lower peak north of them both.

Twin Peaks Hike

Jen and Nick in front of Dromedary and Sunrise Peak.

Dromedary Peak

Dromedary Peak - 11,107'

Dromedary Peak

Dromedary Peak from the saddle

Sunrise Peak

Sunrise Peak - 11,275'
Said to be the most difficult peak in the Wasatch.
There must be some exposed scrambling.

Twin Peaks Saddle

The saddle between Unnamed - 10,910' and Twin Peaks


The Alpine Ridge, Pfeifferhorn 11,326' to
North Thunder Mountain 11,150'
Maybird Fork and Hogum Fork,
Coalpit Gulch is visible from the far right corner up to
North Thunder Mountain.


The Pfeifferhorn and in the far distance is Mount Timpanogos -11,750'

Alpine Ridge

Denyse in front of Alpine Ridge.
White Baldy - 11,321', The Pfeifferhorn, and The Hornypfeiff.

Mount Raymond Gobblers Knob

Looking north to Mount Raymond - 10,241' and Gobblers Knob 10,246'

Mount Ogden

Looking north from the saddle, you can see all the way to Mount Ogden

Twin Peaks summit

On the saddle looking west to Nick and the East Twin.
It looks pretty intimidating from here.
I think you drop down to the left, instead of climbing up this ridge.
Either way I wouldn't want to downclimb this in the rain.

We decided to turn back for fear of lightning

Kessler Peak

To the northeast is Kessler Peak - 10,402

Lone Peak

To the south lies Lone Peak - 11,253'

Cottonwood Ridge

Dromedary, Sunrise Peak and Unnamed Peak looking down on us.

Sunrise Peak

The next morning looking up to Sunrise Peak and Unnamed.

East Twin Peak

The East Twin

I wonder if there is an easier way up.

Mount Olympus

The Knoll in Broads Fork in front of Mount Olympus and Wildcat Ridge.

Looking north from our campground toward Wildcat Ridge.

Nick and Jen

7:30 am, I slept for about an hour due to violent winds

Broads Fork Basin

Looking back toward Sunrise and Twin Peaks on our way down.

Broads Fork Meadow

Jared hiking down

Pictures of Mountain Goats, a Butterfly, and Wildflowers:
Twin Peaks Life

Special Thanks to Brandon, Jared, Denyse, Nick and Jen

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