Throop Peak (9138 ft, W6/CT-005), 24 May 2013

I have had a bad cold and cough for 2 weeks, but was getting antsy so I decided to activate Throop Peak. Although it is high at 9138 ft, the trail head starts at Dawson Saddle which is 7901 ft. The summit is about a mile and a half of hiking from the road. There…

Occidental Peak (5732 ft, W6/CT-098) and Mt. Wilson, 4 May 2013

I decided to take a look at Occidental Peak, the highest “bump” in the west to east ridge extending from Eaton Saddle (west) to Mt Wilson at the eastern end of the ridge. Until a few months ago, I hadn’t even known that there was such a thing as Occidental Peak! I have been to…