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Matthew Van HornNice Short hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 13, 2012

Matthew Van Horn

08/13/2012 57 min.to summit, West Ridge, pipeline loop
01/28/2012 West Ridge X2 and Church Fork/Pipeline loop to car X2
01/14/2012 West Ridge then ran Church Fork/ Pipeline loop back to car
12/7/2011 West Ridge
11/3/2011 West Ridge
10/15/2011 West Ridge X2
05/06/2011 West Ridge
03/05/2011 West Ridge X2
01/29/2011 West ridge, run down Church fork to Pipeline trail to Rattlesnake Gulch to the Millcreek Canyon road, to the car parked at TH for West Ridge. 11.2 miles.
01/15/2011 West Ridge
01/08/2011 West Ridge, Millcreek Ridge traverse to Mt Aire
12/02/2010 West Ridge with brother Wasserman
04/26/2010 West Ridge
02/13/2010 West Ridge then traverse to Mt Aire saddle
05/12/2009 West Ridge RT 2:15
01/17/2009 West Ridge then traverse Millcreek ridge to Mt Aire
01/01/2009 West Ridge with Scott Wesemann & Jackson
05/08/2008 West Ridge
01/22/2008 West Ridge
06/05/2007 With J Anderson from Church Fork
05/30/2007 With J Anderson from Church Fork
05/07/2007 West Ridge early morning
10/28/2006 West Ridge with Justin A
Posted Aug 19, 2012 2:12 am

scgrantGrandeur Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 10, 2016


4/10/2016 West Ridge/ Church Fork/ Pipeline loop.
4/5/2016 West Ridge before work. Exactly 1 hour up and 32 min down.
3/6/2016 West Ridge.
2/23/2016 West Ridge.
2/7/2016 Up the West Ridge with Ben Stokes and met up with Greg along the way and then solo down Church Fork. Hiked back up Church Fork with my dad and then solo down the West Ridge. YoYo.
2/4/2016 Solo via Church Fork.
1/31/2016 West Ridge with Greg Jagielski.
1/8/2016 Church Fork
1/6/2016 #33&34. I hiked up the West Ridge to the summit and then down Church Fork to the road in Millcreek, then back up Church Fork and down the West Ridge. Car to car 3:40 11.00 miles and 6000' gain.
1/5/2016 Had a few hours in the morning before having to be to work so hiked up Church Fork. Snowing from about 7000' on.
12/6/2015 West Ridge/ Church Fork/ Pipeline loop with Jeff Grant, Donovan Lynch, and Greg Jagielski.
11/12/2015 Church Fork with my dad.
2/1/2015 Church Fork. Beautiful, warm February day.
1/11/2015 West Ridge. Very muddy.
1/4/2015 West ridge with my dad and on to Church Fork Peak. Very tough snowshoe from Grandeur to Church Fork Peak. Came down the Burch Hollow trail to the Pipeline trail and ultimately back to my truck at the gated top of the canyon.
12/27/2014 Church Fork route.
12/25/2014 West Ridge on Christmas. Second year in a row doing Grandeur Peak on Christmas. Also toughest climb of the peak to date. Broke trail in significant new snow. Upwards of 20 inches deep on summit ridge.
12/14/2014 West Ridge.
12/11/2014 West Ridge. With Michael Hannan (Moogie737).
12/10/2014 West Ridge.
10/1/2014 West Ridge
9/7/2014 From Church Fork. 20th ascent.
3/24/2014 Via the West Ridge. Perfect hiking weather.
12/25/2013 Via the West Ridge. Awesome Christmas day hike. Perfect weather.
12/20/2013 Snowshoe via Church Fork.
11/24/2013 15th and 16th time up. Did a traverse from the West Ridge trailhead, to the summit, and down to the road in Millcreek below the Church Fork trailhead. From there I retraced my steps back up and over Grandeur to my car at the West Ridge trailhead.
10/9/2013 West Ridge.
4/18/2013 After work via the West Ridge.
4/4/2013 West Ridge after work.
3/31/2013 West Ridge. Climbed Grandeur and Mt. Olympus back to back.
3/24/2013 West Ridge.
3/15/2013 Via the West Ridge after work.
3/10/2013 Up the West Ridge and down Church Fork.
2/17/2013 West Ridge Approach.
1/4/2013 Via the West Ridge.
12/9/2012 From Church Fork.
9/24/2012 West ridge approach. Up and back in just under 2 hours.
1/14/2012 From Church Fork
12/9/2011 From Church Fork
5/13/2011 From West Ridge
Posted Aug 14, 2012 10:40 pm

UTSteveGood, Challenging (but not really difficult) hike  Sucess!


Have hiked this five or six times, always up from Mill Creek Canyon. Notes: (1) The top portion from the saddle is deceptively long. (2) The west-facing trail, which I've only downclimbed once, is really tough in its intense decrease in elevation over relatively short distance. I would *not* want to be on that upclimb on any kind of hot day.
Posted Jun 4, 2012 6:37 pm

oldgoatwasatchFIRST TIME FROM THE WEST  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 6, 2013


#1 18Aug2011 Have hiked several times from Church Fork TH. First time however from the west. One steep sun-of-a-gun hike.
#2 & #3 March2012 Hiked twice within a weeks time.
#4 16May2013 2hrs50mins up
First Peak to reach since my prostatectomy & lymphadenectomy last year at this time and my retirement in Oct.
The hillsides were ablaze with arrowleaf balsamroot and a mountain bluebird greated me at the top.
The weather was perfect with a cooling breeze near the top and a westerly refreshing me on the way down
#5 06June2013 I spent some time taking pictures and had some difficulties getting energy so it took me 3hr 38min to the top. The flowers on the arrowleaf balsamroot were pretty well spent but the mule's ear took over duty to light up the mountain sides. The sego lily was in its resplendent glory as usual.
Posted Feb 8, 2012 1:40 pm

MoonerUp I go


02/01/12 via West Ridge
Posted Feb 1, 2012 4:59 pm

Bun84067Clawed my way to the top  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 7, 2012


Had a great hike with Kadee, Greg, and their pup. The peak was covered in clouds, so no great views, and it was quite icy in spots, but I was glad to try a new hike.
Posted Jan 28, 2012 11:53 am

ldangermGrandeur  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 17, 2011
Dept: 13:30
Summit: 15:40
Car: 17:00ish
Posted Dec 17, 2011 10:48 pm

utahjimkutahjimk  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 6, 2011


latest of several. trail so heavily trod that used MicroSpikes. see my photo in Feb 2011 Rambler (Wasatch Mt Club)
Posted Nov 9, 2011 3:49 pm

CrystalcarpenterGrandeur  Sucess!


Great early season hike. Beautiful view of valley below.
Posted Nov 8, 2011 2:20 pm

AjaxHikerFun & Fall Colors  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 16, 2011
Amazingly live dhere over 7 years and still hadn't been up Grandeur. Intended to go to Thurston, but the gate to Farmington Canyon was closed. Grandeur was a nice backup plan & the fall colors were spectacular. Started early, saw the 8:00 am shadow of the mtn cast across the Salt Lake Valley, and was home for a late breakfast.
Posted Oct 17, 2011 1:43 pm

mcorbs28fun one for dog and i  Sucess!


love taking the dog up this one
Posted Sep 19, 2011 5:40 pm

danielrfaySeveral Options  Sucess!
This is usually one of my first climbs of the spring. There are several routes and it's a good warmup in the early season.
Posted Sep 7, 2011 5:58 pm

clbradfordCompleted  Sucess!
Several ascents via Church Fork and West Ridge.
Posted Aug 21, 2011 3:41 pm

nutaylayFirst of Season  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 15, 2011
Did this a while back with my mom, sister, and her boyfriend. At the time, there was a little snow, but not much. Saw many of the people. To extend the hike ran from the summit down to the entrance of Millcreek Canyon since I was training for my first 14er
Posted Jul 19, 2011 2:34 pm

KruckChurch Fork  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2011


Shared summit with winded group of missionary kids in town for the summer and a thin winded man with an Ironman tattoo on his back. The kids had walked. The ironman had run. Warm, beset by flies. A good soak in Church Fork until I was numb helped soothe all afterwards.
Posted Jul 11, 2011 5:29 pm

voxnihiliNo View for Me  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 5, 2011


Came up the Church Fork trailhead. My girlfriend gave up just shy of the final incline because of the constant postholing. I made the summit, but clouds had rolled in, making the view much shorter than I would have preferred.
Posted Jul 5, 2011 12:56 pm

bdivallGrandeur Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 9, 2007
Western face.
Posted May 22, 2011 8:39 pm

EJBeanFirst peak on snowshoes  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 4, 2011


I hiked Church Fork up to the saddle with Parleys Canyon, put on snowshoes and continued on to the peak. I met quite a few people AND their dogs. It was a great day for a hike.
Posted Apr 22, 2011 2:02 am

americanswissGrandeur  Sucess!


Salt Lake icon. Church Fork. Please don't cut trails.
Posted Feb 25, 2011 2:43 am

johnp79West Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 19, 2011


A great training climb. Rain / sleet at the bottom, some icy spots mid-mountain, and some deep snow on the ridge. Windy too. Had a 65lb pack on and took about 4 hours, 20 mins round trip. Only saw 2 other people out that day. Fun climb - I'll be back!
Posted Feb 22, 2011 8:00 pm

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