Jerry Peak (Herd Creek Highlands-Jerry Peak)
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1: Aerial View of Jerry Peak Plateau
Group Atop Sage Creek-Herd Creek
Hiking Near Jerry Peak
led several hikes to Jerry Peak, 10,010 feet, and every one has its special
adventure -- usually, dodging thunderstorms on the exposed route.
Peak is most quickly accessed via Trail Creek road, then to Sage Creek.
Theres no official trail.
On this trek, our timing hit the peak
of alpine wildflowers, and for once, no gale winds, or hail, or lightning
After reaching Jerry Peak -- more a rock outcrop then peak -- half
the group hiked out to Twin Bridges. A highpoint - walking through a pristine whitebark pine grove. Its a long slog from Jerry Peak to Twin Bridges
to where local home owner Pat Beattie gave us a ride to our cars on Trail
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