Peak(s):  Rinker Pk  -  13,783 feet
Twin Pks B  -  13,333 feet
Twin Pks B Northeast  -  13,270 feet
Date Posted:  08/23/2017
Date Climbed:   08/23/2017
Author:  jasayrevt
 Sweet Sawatch Traversing  

Goal: Rinker Pk (13,783') and Twins
Date: August 23, 2017
Trailhead: Willis Gulch
Approach Selected: South Slopes
Participants: Jason Sayre

Approximate Route Specs:

Distance: 13.5 miles
Elevation Gain: 5,000 feet
Class: 2+


I have been quite busy at the office lately. Thus, decided an apt, more leisurely outing was prime. I'd put my diligent research in for realizing another memorable hobby achievement. Plus, blue-bird morning forecast to boot. So, let's go.


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Alpine Start


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Good Marker


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Nice Signs


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Stream Crossing


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Balance Again


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Before Turning Northwest Off-Trail


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Ascending


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Great Views (Blaurock, Ervin)


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Saddle


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All Right, Summit!


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Register


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Wonderful Vantage Point


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Fun Ridge


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Incredible


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Last Push


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Pace


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Stunning Panorama


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Topographic Map Overview


Summarizing, be ambitious navigating this amazing cardio activity by traveling swiftly. Take that work-play hard mindset up high. Keep climbing safe, smart, and strong. There are definitely lots more of these Rockies recreational beta reports forthcoming over the years. Please enjoy utilizing them. Thanks for reading. Looking forward to being a consistent, encouraging, motivating, and positive Colorado Mountaineering community member.



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 Comments or Questions
rajz06

Sweet...
08/23/2017 19:36
...traverse, indeed. I've had my sights on this exact route for a while now. I hope to be following in your footsteps soon. Nice pics and beta!


Vimana Aircraft

Heck yes!!!
08/23/2017 21:00
:-)!!!!! Nice job!!!!


nyker

Looks like a great morning!
08/24/2017 07:09
Can smell the fresh air from here. Good work Jason!


jasayrevt

Thanks folks!
08/24/2017 08:19
Raj: Sure, youâre welcome. Iâll continue posting reliable information from my outdoor endeavors. Appreciate your dependable TRs too. Get it, stay motivated!

Vimana: âtwas marvelous! Very relaxing rejuvenation

Rob: Diesel, straightforward line. We had some classic 14er adventures. See you with future 13er excursions


Jay521


Very nice!
08/24/2017 09:36
Looks like I have to go back and get the twins. Not sure why we didn't catch them when we did Rinker. But, it's a beautiful area and well worth another trip back.


jasayrevt

Much appreciated
08/25/2017 07:24
Certainly Jay. It's a beautiful area. Return and reach those additional aforementioned quality unranked pinnacles. Live life



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