|I ascended the Biscuit Brook trail to where it levels off, then turned sharply left and followed close to the YMCA property line. Biscuit Brook has carved a narrow slot into the bedrock. It was apparent that this is a popular destination for the YMCA campers in the summer season.|
|Biscuit Brook swimming hole|
|Proceeding directly up the mountain, the incline never became too steep. Soon I
was at the ridge, which I followed up. I had set a GPS waypoint for the summit based
on the map, and I proceeded directly to this point. It was in a terribly thick
section of trees. I wandered around and around looking for the canister, but I could
not seem to find any trace of it.
Eventually I realized that "Doubletop" meant that there was another peak, and that the canister might be on the other one.
|Porcupine on Doubletop|
|As I headed to the other peak, I stopped to enjoy a nice viewpoint.|
|View east from Doubletop Ridge|
|Once I got to the correct peak, the canister was not hard to find.|
|I returned to the Big Indian trail by following the property line, which runs along the ridge. The return via Biscuit Brook trail was quick and pleasant.|
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