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Perfect Sunday Summit

Sunday morning stroll up Grandeur Peak with my daughter and her husband. First section is forested and was cooler, then you pop out on the…

Mt. Timpanogos Mountain Monday

Beautiful weather, lots of sunshine, but a few clouds and a cool breeze. There are still some flowers blooming and the ground cover is very…

Gobblers Knob

Man, this is straight vertical ???? The view at the end is worth it though!

Gobbler’s Knob Mountain Monday

A little muddy after a weekend of heavy rain, but beautiful afternoon. Such a ridiculously steep climb, but the beauty of this hike is exquisite!…

Timp

Beautiful hike up. Got hit on the way down. Bring plenty of water

All Alone on Lone Peak

Today was a long day…longer than I had anticipated, but I got ‘er done!  We started from the Orson Smith trailhead, over to the Bear…

Timpanogos #9

Hiking Timp has been an annual thing for me since 2013…so this was my 9th summit of a Wasatch Front favorite.  If you can time…

Grandeur Peak

Hike was amazing! The first Mike and a half are shaded and cool. When you pop out of the trees it gets HOT.  The wild…

Gobblers Knob

Pretty steep to start out , great trial , not too hot. A few able patches but easy to cross. Loved this hike

Grandeur Peak

This is the perfect time of year to do this hike! Not too hot and flowers blooming!

Grand day for Grandeur Peak!

Little tiny patches of snow on the upper slopes and a few little mud puddles on the upper trail from weekend precipitation, but not a…

Grandeur: Splendor and Impressiveness

Grandeur Peak is all in its name. Splendor and impressiveness, especially of appearance or style. It’s beautiful! The yellow flowers were out in abundance and…

A Grand Day to Hike Grandeur Peak

I never intended to be a peakbagger. Yet, here I am. In fact, when I bagged my first peak, I was like “meh”, and set…

Mount Olympus

May 22nd I hike Mount Olympus 8,993 ft, its a 6.7 miles round trip with a 4,278 elevation gain.  At almost 2 miles at 6,247ft…

Grandeur Peak

Grandeur Peak East Trail from Church Fork May 9th 2021.  I hike Grandeur Peak East Trail from Church Fork, I parked at the side of…

Squaw Peak

May 2nd,  I did my first hike in Utah, and it was a strange feeling doing a solo hike on a trail where I dont…

Gobblers Knob

I started my hike around 8:00AM at the Mill Creek Trailhead, with the intention to hike only to Mount Raymond (10,197’) and then return the…

Mt. Olympus from Neff’s Canyon

Olympus is a Wasatch Front favorite that I’ve done a few times before on the standard trail.  Since I wasn’t too interested in doing that…

Squaw Peak

The trail was good, the higher you got the more snow. This snow was particularly hard to walk through, it was slushy and slippery. Incredible…

Slip n’ Slidin’ Slushy Mud

Great Hike! The weather was perfect. We started in the morning, there was not a cloud in the sky and the temperature was perfect for…

Snow, song and solitude on Squaw Peak

Squaw Peak stands proudly over Provo, drawing attention to it’s angular shape. People with an explorer’s heart often point out cool geologic features and declare…

Squaw Peak Squad

April 5, 2021.  Ah Squaw Peak. What can I say? I still love hate you. Maybe a little more hate than love today as I…

A Rock Canyon Combo

Squaw Peak wasn’t enough by itself, so we bushwhacked and broke trail up to Buffalo Peak for a Rock Canyon Combo! Final stats were 10.5…

Grandeur Peak Double

I accepted the Six-Pack of Peaks challenge for Utah yesterday with a Grandeur Double-header. Started at Church Fork for summit #1, then down and back…