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David MortensenMalans  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 23, 2017

David Mortensen

My wife and I hiked via Taylor Canyon on Thanksgiving morning. The weather was really nice with just a little snow near the top. We enjoyed the nice views of Ogden.
Posted Nov 23, 2017 1:59 pm

brekgroverTaylor Canyon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 8, 2016


Beautiful fall hike with my sister, brother in law, and wife. Great day in the mountains!
Posted Oct 11, 2016 2:08 pm

BKiser90Down From Mt. Ogden  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2016


Came down from Snowbasin while mapping weeds. Bad trail down to the basin. Thanks to whoever tied some pink tape to trees to mark the route. Beautiful view from the peak.
Posted Jul 18, 2016 8:37 pm

brekgroverTaylor Canyon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 14, 2016


Via Taylor Canyon with Phet and Liam. Went over to Malans Basin as well.
Posted May 14, 2016 11:16 pm

brekgroverTaylor Canyon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 8, 2015


Quick run/hike up and down with my son after work. 1:09:03 round trip
Posted May 9, 2015 2:03 am

brekgroverTaylor Canyon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 5, 2015


Quick run / hike from 27th street after work. 1:10:20 round trip
Posted May 6, 2015 12:38 am

brekgroverVia Taylor Canyon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 3, 2015


Ran / walked up from 27th street with my son and wife. Back to the car in 1 hour 14 minutes. Nice sunset!
Posted May 4, 2015 12:05 am

brekgroverTaylor Canyon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 12, 2015


Quick trip up with Phet Grover and Sara Feltcher
Posted Apr 12, 2015 6:35 pm

brekgroverTaylor Canyon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 4, 2014


Quick trip up the standard Taylor Canyon Route. Continued on to the basin. Lots of people out today.
Posted May 4, 2014 11:51 pm

ZeeJayNice view point  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 12, 2014


Thank you Ogdenites for the nice packed trail. Great view point at the top.
Posted Jan 12, 2014 8:00 pm

scgrantMalans  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 30, 2013


10/30/2013 After spending several hours hiking around Antelope Island, we drove back to Ogden and decided to add Malans Peak to the schedule. We started at the 29th street trailhead and reached the top in 55 min. After a quick hike down, I made my way back to SLC.
Posted Oct 30, 2013 8:46 pm

CacheMACSMalan's Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2012


A brief walk up from 27th and into Taylors Canyon the trail is smooth very gradual and then you cross the bridge to the Malans and the fun is over or has it just begun. There is nothing gradual anymore it is up from here on out. You start taking very long switchbacks until you are top, which surprised me once I past the first long switchback didnt take too long. This trail is in really good shape and moderate to travel. A little rocky on the first leg, just watch your step and your head as you round the first going into the second there is a little overhang you have to dodge. I probably wouldnt have been so worn out by this one if I didnt start so late at night, give yourself plenty of time. I had to run down before it got to dark. The sunset was magnificent from the Peak.
Posted Jul 17, 2012 1:32 pm

Bun84067Multiple climbs  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2012


7/14/12 - Exploring in the Basin
Headed up late in the day. It was really muggy as it had rained earlier. Tried to find a trail leading up to Mount Ogden. Found bits and pieces of trail, but not a clear, obvious path. Ran across the biggest rattlesnake I've seen, sunning on a rock near the river, half a mile or so above the Basin plaque. The snake spooked me, and I turned around shortly thereafter.

7/1/12 - Fast peak bag
Hurried up and back. Hot. Tired. No snakes.

6/27/12 - Waterfall Loop
Started up Waterfall Canyon, climbed the "chute", up and over into Malan's Basin, over to the Peak, and then down the switchbacks. A great hike!

5/28/12 - No Snow -
Hiked up to the peak and then the basin and then down through Waterfall Canyon. Saw a rattlesnake at the peak. All of the snow is gone. The plants in the basin are starting to sprout up, but the trail is easy to follow from the basin to Waterfall.

3/17/12 - Still Icy
Started up around 5:00 p.m. A little windy, especially at top.
Most of the snow is gone at the bottom, but the switchbacks still have lots of ice. As Collinshepherd said, bring your Yaks or Microspikes.

2/21/12 - In the dark and snow II
Climbed it again after work with my wife and Kadee. There was fresh snow on the trail, but it was relatively well-packed and not icy. Didn't use Microspikes or Yaks. A great night.

2/17/12 - In the dark and snow
Started up at 6:00 p.m. Put on Microspikes and a headlamp at the first good viewpoint around sunset. Gorgeous views. Hit the peak in the dark. Back to the car by 8:00.
The trail was nicely packed but not icy. The spikes made it easy to descend without having to worry about traction. A great hike!

1/14/12 - Malan's Peak with pup
What a gorgeous day! Took my little 8-month old Shih Tzu up. There was fresh snow and no ice. A great hike!
Posted May 30, 2012 11:51 am

collinshepherdMalan's in Feb.
Date Climbed: Feb 16, 2012


Can't remember the exact day but it was a nice little hike. Trail was solid ice so bring some Yaks
Posted Mar 16, 2012 12:17 pm

brekgroverIce all the way  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 5, 2012


Quick trip up before the superbowl. The trail was hard pack ice the whole way. Beautiful day!
Posted Feb 5, 2012 10:16 pm

brekgroverTaylor's Canyon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 18, 2011


Quick trip up with my wife and son to get above the inversion. Amazing views on top with the inversion below. Warm with blue skies. Enjoyed lunch on top. Fun day!
Posted Dec 19, 2011 12:19 am

GarfimiTaylor Canyon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 18, 2011


Not really a peak, but more like a look out point. Either way it is a nice, steep hike and the creek is ragin right now. I was up and down in a couple of hours. Great hike to do in the Ogden area if you want something steep and will get your lungs burning.
Posted Jun 20, 2011 3:31 pm

americanswissMalan  Sucess!


Uuuuuh . . this is not a peak.
Posted Feb 24, 2011 3:00 am

brekgroverQuick Trip Up  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 6, 2011


Liam and I took a quick trip up this morning to burn a few calories before putting them all back watching the super bowl. Beautiful on top. Warm and no wind.
Posted Feb 6, 2011 10:27 pm

brekgroverFirst summit for little guys  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 2, 2011


Took a trip up with my brother in law, my wife & son &my little 7 year old nephew who bagged his first summit with his little sister Eden who my brother in law carried up in a kid pack (sucks to be him!) 17 degrees today, but warm once you start working. The summit was cold and windy. Fun day to share the freedom of the hills with the little ones!

Posted Jan 2, 2011 7:35 pm

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