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.



Saturday, July 14 - Sunday, July 15, 2001




Hiking up Broads Fork.




Aspen Trees




Brandon Wicks with an alternate approach.




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




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




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.




Jen and Nick in front of Dromedary and Sunrise Peak.




Dromedary Peak - 11,107'




Dromedary Peak from the saddle



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




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'




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




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





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




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




To the northeast is Kessler Peak - 10,402




To the south lies Lone Peak - 11,253'




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





The next morning looking up to Sunrise Peak and Unnamed.




The East Twin




I wonder if there is an easier way up.




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




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




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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