Twig Adventures

GET Day 12: West Peak of the PinaleƱos

Monday Mar 29th, 2021, 0900-1930 Klondyke Road to Clark Peak rec area Segment 10, mm 207 21 miles It wasn’t easy leaving the comforts and splendor of the Purple C Ranch. We dragged our feet in the morning but the mountains were calling. We had a big day ahead with a ton of elevation gain. I hoped to make it some 22 miles to a lake but a later than usual start didn’t bode well. After all our goodbyes, Bob dropped us off at the start. We walked a series of dirt roads from Klondyke Rd to Tripp canyon…the foothills before the mountains began. Along the way we met the local rancher, Kyle, who told us to ignore his private[…]

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