Gems few aquire
Summary space is reserved. Triplogs tell the story well.
Warning: Extreme outing, majority of trek is off trail scrambling to class four ( class three if you choose wisely ) that requires nerves of steel.
Trail data is likely inaccurate. It's unlikely the same route will be taken twice until you get to know the peaks on a personal basis.
For clarification peaks are noted on site as
North to South:
Brown's Peak 7657(1)
Brother Peak 7642(2)
Sister Peak 7572(3)
Amethyst Peak 7524(4)
The name "Four Peaks Mother Lode" was created by joe bartels in 2003. 4-3-2-1 is the classic approach. 1-2-3-4 is a pumkin.
The term MLDV - "Mother Lode Dos Veces" created by joe bartels in 2009. Meaning over the peaks and back (7 summits) 1-2-3-4-3-2-1. A reverse MLVD is 4-3-2-1-2-3-4
View this graph of the route going backwards starting at (4).
Check out the Official Route and Triplogs.
This is a difficult hike. Arrive fit and prepared or this could get ugly.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.