Peak:  Twin Peaks B (13er)
 Route:  Twin Peaks B Saddle Descent after Rinker Peak
 Range:  Sawatch
 Posted By:  supranihilest
 Date of Info:  10/11/2020
 Date Posted:  10/11/2020
 Details

From Rinker Peak it's about 30 minutes or so to the southern, higher Twin Peak. The route is mostly talus, and from the Rinker/Twin saddle there are a couple of bumps to be bypassed but no scrambling at all. The best descent is to return via Rinker's south slopes; the Twin Peaks saddle gully descent is terrible, very steep and incredibly loose. I wore microspikes down the gully due to how loose it was. Conditions on this route likely changed significantly between my summit and now; it was snowing and blowing hard and harder while I was up there and there's likely been a decent amount of accumulation up high.



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