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I get close to the slot in the hills and will hike up to the little pass between them at upper-right

I get close to the slot in the hills and will hike up to the little pass between them at upper-right Instead of dropping down into the valley, I decide to skirt along this hill and hike over to the next Castle Peaks saddleThumbnailsLooking to the south, I'm now in the upper part of that small valley between two Castle Peaks pinnacle `groups`Instead of dropping down into the valley, I decide to skirt along this hill and hike over to the next Castle Peaks saddleThumbnailsLooking to the south, I'm now in the upper part of that small valley between two Castle Peaks pinnacle `groups`Instead of dropping down into the valley, I decide to skirt along this hill and hike over to the next Castle Peaks saddleThumbnailsLooking to the south, I'm now in the upper part of that small valley between two Castle Peaks pinnacle `groups`Instead of dropping down into the valley, I decide to skirt along this hill and hike over to the next Castle Peaks saddleThumbnailsLooking to the south, I'm now in the upper part of that small valley between two Castle Peaks pinnacle `groups`Instead of dropping down into the valley, I decide to skirt along this hill and hike over to the next Castle Peaks saddleThumbnailsLooking to the south, I'm now in the upper part of that small valley between two Castle Peaks pinnacle `groups`

It's slow hiking along here due to some loose rock and somewhat steep grade in places.