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wyomtmanPowder!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 15, 2013

wyomtman

Great turns off the top, assisted by the canyons lifts...
Posted Apr 1, 2014 2:06 pm

mattleggettDid it  Sucess!

mattleggett

Hiked it in July with my good friend Ash. Lightning in Big Cottonwood when we reached the summit
Posted Mar 19, 2014 3:44 pm

ApexrockVia Mill D North Fork  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 18, 2013

Apexrock

Camped the night before at Lake Desolation. Great place to camp! Headed up to the peak first thing in the morning.
Posted Oct 20, 2013 10:17 pm

voxnihiliNice View  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 7, 2013

voxnihili

Part of my early morning trip across the ridge.
Posted Jun 10, 2013 10:55 am

scgrantBig Cottonwood Canyon Super Loop  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 29, 2012

scgrant

Climbed with the WMC as part of a BCC super loop.
Posted Sep 29, 2012 11:14 pm

Moogie737Part of Wasatch Crest/Brighton Ridge run  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 3, 2012

Moogie737

I've been on top of this little peak many times, today being about #5 or so. I like the ominous warning sign posted there for skiers, a warning that YOU CAN DIE when plying out-of-bounds areas! Starting a climb at Bear Trap Fork makes this peak a natural to bag before heading to Silver, etc.
Posted Jan 3, 2012 8:03 pm

utahjimkutahjimk  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 31, 2011

utahjimk

up & down via Mill D North. Also explored ridge above lake separating Beartrap & Mill D N.
Posted Nov 9, 2011 3:54 pm

Matthew Van HornPeak 9990  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2011

Matthew Van Horn

07/16/2011 Traverse from Mt. Olympus, Bear Trap Fork descent

07/08/2010 Running Wasatch Crest trail from Scott Hill
Posted Jul 22, 2011 6:04 pm

Joseph BulloughFirst time  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2011

Joseph Bullough

7/16/11 - My first time on this peak. Via Petes Rock (Wildcat Ridge) with a descent down Beartrap Fork.
Posted Jul 18, 2011 2:51 pm

WisemtnWasatch Crest Snacks  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2011

Wisemtn

I have often enjoyed the view of the lake while having a snack when biking the Wasatch Crest on this peak.

7/22/11-Made sure I went to the top on the way to Silver Peak.
Posted Jun 24, 2011 2:20 pm

Ed FGreat ski touring area  Sucess!

Ed F

Especially in what's called "west Desolation." Very nice touring area that takes a bit of a hike to get to and usually doesn't draw big crowds.
Posted Jan 31, 2011 8:31 pm

PharmacistGreat Views of the Lake  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 6, 2010

Pharmacist

Climbed up Scott Hill from the Guardsman Pass road. spent a night on top of Scott with perfect weather. Then hiked down the ridge, checking out the views from 10009, Silver, and Desolation Peaks. Then hiked down the Desolation Lake Trail back to where my truck was waiting.
Posted Nov 9, 2010 7:25 pm

utclimberSilver and Desolation  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2010
After work hike of Desolation Peak and Silver Benchmark from Beartrap. RT time of about 2 hours.
Posted Aug 8, 2010 12:26 pm

Scott WesemannGreat views
Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2010

Scott Wesemann

While doing the Wasatch Crest trail. I love the views from the top.

8/24/11- Part of a 24 mile 8300 ft day that started in Lambs Canyon.
Posted Jul 16, 2010 1:23 pm

ericwillhiteBeartrap Fork  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 3, 2009

ericwillhite

A quick hike/snowshoe up this one and Silver BM. Pics, map at http://www.willhiteweb.com/big_cottonwood_canyon/silver_benchmark/desolation_peak_404.htm
Posted May 10, 2010 2:42 am

ZeeJayGreat Western Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 4, 1999

ZeeJay

Long hike on the Great Western Trail. Started at the top of Millcreek Canyon and hiked to Desolation Peak, Silver, Scott Hill, and Guardsman Peak and then went back after reaching Guardsman Pass.
Posted Mar 8, 2010 3:52 pm

GarfimiDesolation Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 1, 2009

Garfimi

Did Desolation Peak last year in the summer. Thought I was taking Beartrap Fork route, but somehow got on Mill D north. Great hike all around. Also hit Silver Peak.
Posted Mar 1, 2010 9:47 am

ScottDesolation  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 15, 2000

Scott

I climbed this peak on snowshoes with my wife Kimberly up via Beartrap Fork and down via Willow Heights) on January 15 2000.
Posted Feb 28, 2010 9:14 pm

mountaingazelleDesolation Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2003

mountaingazelle

I’ve been to Desolation Peak several times. The first hike was with the WMC while doing the Desolation Trail with two cars.
Posted Feb 27, 2010 7:11 pm

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