The chance came when Peter Chapman and I had a Sunday free in June. Within minutes, we'd crossed Barclay Creek and gotten into thick stands of alder, devils club, rotten logs and spiders. But we continued following the compass north and finally emerged on an abandoned road. Our directions were vague from here, but amounted to continuing north until reaching a climbers trail on a steep slope. We did this, contouring a tiresome, brushy hillside into older trees. We went a bit east of north though, and almost came to dispair in steep dense brush (did I mention how late our start was? 9:00 am I think). But suddenly Peter espied a trail! After our difficult journey of more than an hour (and about 300 feet elevation gain), this trail looked like a red carpet to the sky. Thankfully, we watched it like a hawk, occasionally losing it but getting it back every time. We climbed for an hour and came to a rocky buttress at about 4,000 ft. elevation.
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