shows most of this easy route. Leave the ski area and hike up the road. This road goes all the way to the radio towers that are just a few hundred feet from the Peak 10 summit. Leave the forest near 11,800' and continue on the road as it switchbacks up a shoulder to 12,100'. The road then heads west along the north side of the shoulder before turning left where it intersects the Wheeler trail.
Continue on the road into the large basin between Peak 10 and Peak 9 - 2
. Cross a stream and walk over to the base of the slope leading up to the radio towers - 3
. The Briar Rose mine can be seen about half way up the slope. Follow the solid road up nearly 700' of elevation to the top of the ridge. 4
shows the road when looking down from the summit. Curve around to the south side of the ridge before reaching the radio towers.
The summit is not far away - 5
. Pass the towers and follow the East Ridge to the summit. From the towers, there's about 350' of remaining elevation gain. Snow is present on the ridge through June. With snow, a cornice may make this ridge a bit dangerous. Ascend snow or stable talus to the easy summit. 6
shows most of the ridge. Taken on top, 7