The two peaks have a north-south orientation and are divided by Twin Peaks Boulevard, which is the only road leading up to the summit. Twin Peaks also form a prominent divider for the summer coastal fog pushed in from the Pacific Ocean. Due to this particular geographical condition, their west-facing slopes generally receive substantial fog and strong winds, while the east-facing slopes usually receive more sun and warmth.
Before the arrival of the Europeans, the native Ohlone people may have used Twin Peaksas a lookout or hunting ground. sfgov.org When the Spanishconquistadors and settlers arrived at the... Read More