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The descent from Black Velvet Peak
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Apr 21, 2013
The descent from Black Velvet Peak  
Jacob Straszynski
San Francisco
Jacob Straszynski   San Francisco
I think the beta here may be inaccurate. Walking through the cairn gate had us following more ridgeline for about 1/4 mile before the chossiness of the trail and oddball cairns caused us to turn around. From what I recall you want to head hikers left towards Whiskey peak which is in direct contradiction to the advice here - there is a good albeit initially steep trail directly below these cairns - no traversing and doubling back required. Nov 26, 2017

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