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AbinadiWitnessTraverse from Deep Canyon to Box Elder Peak and Back :)  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 6, 2015


Long day, nice views. Probably wouldn't do the traverse again, but glad to have done it. :)
Posted May 24, 2016 6:33 pm

BKiser90Up From Rattlesnake, Down from Coldwater West  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 24, 2015


Hit this peak while mapping for invasive weeds. Not too weedy up top. Smoggy day from the California fires. The brush seems to push you back as you get to the top of the Rattlesnake trail.
Posted Jan 23, 2016 9:44 pm

ScottBox Elder  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 26, 2015


I had made a non-refundable hotel reservation in Logan Utah, for a wedding we were to attend, but the wedding changed dates. We decided to go anyway and do some peak bagging. Shaylee, Kimberly, and I set off to climb Wellsville Cone and Box Elder Peak from the Coldwater Trailhead. It was a more rugged trip than expected because the trail is steep, eroded, and brushy. It took a while to get to Stewart Pass.

Once at Stewart Pass, the trail was a bit better. Kim and Shaylee stopped at the summit of Wellsville Cone and returned to Stewart Pass, while I went on alone to climb Box Elder. I met them both at Stewart Pass and we descended down to the trailhead.

It was a more rugged trip than expected! After climbing the peaks we went to Chuck-A-Rama and saw the Everest movie to celebrate.
Posted Sep 27, 2015 9:06 pm

fallonclimbsBushwhacking fun  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 12, 2015


Definitely should have worn pants on this one! Steep, great views, and lots of dense weeds and vegetation.
Posted Sep 13, 2015 4:17 pm

AjaxHikerRattlesnake Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 6, 2015
Overgrown trail, beautiful area.
Posted Jul 7, 2015 4:41 pm

boisedocspring storms  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 15, 2015


had a good hike with mtybumpo. Brushy trail overall. A little fresh snow up high and generally inclement weather for May. Once the clouds lifted, great views as we headed down.
Posted May 17, 2015 11:57 pm

mtybumpoWild Weather!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 15, 2015


Climbed on a day with a terrible forecast but we were able to make the summit. It was pouring rain down low and then a blizzard at the summit. On our way down the clouds parted and treated us to a spectacular view.
Posted May 17, 2015 5:08 pm

Bun84067Rattlesnake Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 13, 2014


I'll agree with other hikers in saying that this is a steep hike. There's little chance in getting lost due to a trail that's easy to follow, and good directions here, but a lot of the trail is pretty overgrown with hardy brush that would scratch you up if you're not wearing pants.
Great views along the way. The leaves are changing. Saw a few people on the trail. Up and back in about five hours. No rattlesnakes. ;)
Posted Sep 15, 2014 1:49 pm

ZeeJayNice hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2014


Via Rattlesnake Trail. The trail was easy to follow, but would benefit greatly from a machete.
Posted Jun 21, 2014 7:13 pm

scgrantBox Elder Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 13, 2013


11/13/2013 Via Rattlesnake Canyon along with Wellsville Cone and Mitton Peak.
Posted Nov 13, 2013 7:59 pm

wyomtnladyRattlesnake  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 21, 2012


Excellent hike! Great view, great trail. You climb a lot without even realizing it.
Posted Nov 26, 2012 3:01 pm

wyomtmanRattlesnake  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 21, 2012


Great colors in the fall, nice direct trail. Was surprised to see people take their horses to the top... Me and my awesome wife, great view!
Posted Oct 22, 2012 2:01 pm

cweightSummiting Brothers  Sucess!


My brother and I made this climb one weekend during college. Our room mate Mark tagged along as well. It was a good hike
Posted May 28, 2012 10:28 pm

Darren9On a date  Sucess!


Climbed this peak or perhaps Wellsville Cone in the spring of 1995 with my girlfriend. Had a delicious picnic lunch and a fun day on top.
Posted Nov 29, 2011 2:47 am

awilk7Classic Wellsvilles  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 1998
This was my 5th trip to the crest of the Wellsvilles, a beautiful place to take it all in. I did it solo and slept on the crest of the Wellsville Cone, talk about a room with a view.
Posted Aug 1, 2011 11:55 am

jackstraw0083Excellent fall hike  Sucess!


Via the highly recommended Wellsville Traverse
Posted May 5, 2011 2:38 pm

punchlineRattlesnake Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 21, 2010


Looked at the weather report for the next week and decided better get out for one more day in the sun! Trail was in good shape although I agree with previous post about wearing shorts! Lots of growth over the trail especially in the steeper sections before the long traverse over to the summit. Headed over to Wellsville Cone and then back down Rattlesnake Trail. Saw one other individual. Great views and fall colors.
Posted Oct 22, 2010 3:11 am

Pfeiffer75Solo climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 17, 2010


Solo climb via Coldwater Canyon. Summited Wellsville Cone first. Beautiful full colors.
Posted Oct 11, 2010 10:49 am

imontopBagged it!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 16, 2010


Posted Sep 17, 2010 6:30 pm

Travis AtwoodRattlesnake Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2010

Travis Atwood

Went up the Rattlesnake Trail and summited Box Elder, then continued on to the Wellsville Cone and back again. The rattlesnake trail is a bit rough in some spots and completely overgrown in others. Break out the bushwhacking skills...
Posted Sep 4, 2010 6:54 pm

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