Peak 4378 & Twin Peaks West & East
January 19, 2023

On the hike to Crater Benchmark. These two peaks I call the "goalposts"

Approaching the goalposts. The trail is below, climbing steeply

Peak 4378

Look back at Red and White Picacho

The top of Peak 4378

Crater Benchmark and its bumpy ridge leading to it. Nah, not today I decided

Cairn atop Peak 4378, the Picachos in back

Twin Peaks East and West

Twin Peak West. I went up the steep slope facing east (left). I suggest to go up the longer north slope (right)

Twin West, cactus and rock formations

Close up of the white formation

Interesting scarp

Summit of Twin West

Twin East

Lovely ridge hike to Twin East

Vulture Mountain from the summit of Twin East

Twin West from the summit of Twin East

The two Twins

Montage: Twin East from Twin West, a rib cage (or an alien from Alien), Wickenburg in back with snow way in back, another shot of the Picachos


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