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TonyTheJetExcellent Hike!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2014

TonyTheJet

Great hike with my co-worker. We saw plenty of wildlife, including a deer, snakes, mountain goats (up-close!), and an assortment of other little critters. I was reminded again why this hike is a favorite for Utahns, with the beautiful cascading waterfalls, lush foliage, and dramatic views.
Posted Jul 14, 2014 12:28 am

Trailboss88great views  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2013

Trailboss88

Second peak I climbed in Utah. Definitely a busy trail even during the week. I climbed up during night hours with a full moon and headlamp. Did a 6 hr bivy near the lake and made it to the summit just before dawn. Amazing views of the metro area at night and sunrise over the Wasatch. Like others have noted, the many switchbacks make for a long hike. There is also rampant switchback cutting which makes finding the true trail somewhat difficult at times. The hut at the top and paved trail are definite eyesores for being in a wilderness area. Also the lower few miles of the trail are infested with noxious weeds (especially dalmatian toadflax).
Posted Sep 23, 2013 11:43 pm

PrinceOfNorwayFirst Mountain ever!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 1, 1997

PrinceOfNorway

I was 16 when I first climbed Timp via Aspen Grove. It was a crowded labor day hike, but it was a lot of fun.
Posted Oct 24, 2011 3:21 pm

GarfimiFrustratingly Long  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 3, 2010

Garfimi

Aspen Grove is a great trail. It is somewhat steep and has many, many switchbacks. I think the trail could be shorter if the trail didn't have so many long switchbacks. Overall, a great trail with amazing views.
Posted Oct 5, 2010 3:35 pm

belexesAspen Grove  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2002

belexes

Fantastic route to the summit.
Posted Feb 25, 2010 2:48 pm

Darren9fun day  Sucess!

Darren9

climbed and descended via "glacier" route in 10 hours, fun trail.
Posted Dec 24, 2009 12:02 am

courtpacefirst time  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2003

courtpace

Went up with the lady friend and all went well. Long approach for sure but great views.
Posted Jun 1, 2009 2:17 am

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