... from downtown Star City.
Mark Twain wrote about walking in these mountains:
Up and down the rugged mountain side I searched, with always increasing interest and always augmenting gratitude that I had come to Humboldt and come in time. Of all the experiences of my life, this secret search among the hidden treasures of silver-land was the nearest to unmarred ecstasy. It was a delirious revel.
He was in all fairness setting up a joke, but it still applies to walking in many desert mountains!
Read more about the literary connections of this and another desert peak over at RaD Explorations.
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