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runbyu1Post Grandeur Climb for Cactus to Clouds  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 28, 2015


Ran & hiked up from the Zoo right after running up Grandeur Peak with my wife. Up in 44 minutes, down in 18. Super cold and windy with snow on the trail that I was sinking in to the top half. Climbed the tower and then got out of there so I didn't freeze! Training for the 10,000 ft vertical climb that is the Cactus to Clouds route of Mount San Jacinto!
Posted Mar 16, 2015 5:13 pm

edgeMy first  Sucess!


Climbed up 3 times. My first mountain when I was 5 years old. Really good views of Salt Lake City and the surrounding Wasatch!
Posted Sep 20, 2014 2:02 am

jgreenerunsClimb the tower at the top!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2014


Great hike for beginners. I'm new to the SL area and it was just the right hike for getting acclimated to thinner air. The views of the ridge behind Wire were gorgeous and I'll be excited to run them one day.

My party and I were invited to climb up the old beacon tower at the summit. We shared stories of great hikes to do in the area. A favorite memory of my first few days in SLC.
Posted Jul 21, 2014 2:28 pm

abrennalinerushWelcome to SLC!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2014


My friend just moved to Salt Lake, and I'm trying my darnedest to get her acclimated quickly! Took her up to The Living Room and then we summited Mt Wire via George's Hollow. Met some fun transplants atop the beacon tower!
Posted Jul 6, 2014 3:00 pm

JimmyJazzVia Red Butte  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 24, 2014


This was a great spring conditioning hike and appetizer for doing bigger stuff later on. Descended via Georges Hollow. I chickened out on climbing the tower (windy); will try again in the fall.
Posted Jun 25, 2014 11:19 pm

gbrixeyReflectors gone!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2013


Last year I hiked up the mountain while the reflectors were still there. Haven't been up since they were removed.

6/28/2014: Hiked up there again and took some pictures. The guys who removed the reflectors were very thorough; there isn't a single scrap of metal or any trace of the reflectors left!
Posted Jun 14, 2014 12:27 am

cheap shoes old backpackNice hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 14, 2013
Anyone else notice that the repeaters are now gone? As of this week?
Posted Nov 15, 2013 1:48 pm

yadahzoemtnIn the dark  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 26, 2013


Gotta get these done before work. 12/26/13 with Broc, Nala and Miko.
Posted Sep 15, 2013 10:01 am

brdgtAnd Red Butte on the way down
Date Climbed: Sep 2, 2013


New to town and still without a car we decided to find a short hike that was easily accessible by bike. Parked at Natural History museum and went up George's Hollow to Mt. Wire first, then across the saddle to Red Butte and down to Living Room - glad we went this way - a little safer and more views from Red Butte. (http://connect.garmin.com/activity/370484605)

One note: I wish for every sign marking a crude oil pipeline they had one for the trails - we figured things out but if they really want to actually stop erosion, telling hikers where the real trails are would be a good start.
Posted Sep 3, 2013 10:21 am

DonutPigOvernight  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2010


After coming back from Kings peak I hiked up in the dark with a buddy and camped up for the night. Great views of the city down below.
Posted Aug 4, 2013 7:44 pm

Garon CorizNight Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2013

Garon Coriz

After a 13-hour day, I grabbed some dinner at home, packed my pack full of 15 lbs of water, and headed on up. With nearly a full moon on my shoulder, the hike was quite the experience at 9pm. I managed to get to the top by 10 and return at 10:45. The trail was pretty steep in sections but completely empty. Awesome place!
Posted Jul 22, 2013 10:54 pm

dstevenson0204Shwing  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 20, 2013


Bit of a hike/run. Short hike with great views!
Posted May 21, 2013 12:10 am

scgrantMount Wire  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 27, 2014


2/27/2014 From the Natural History Museum up the ridge to Red Butte and on to Mount Wire. Much more enjoyable route than the one from Pioneer Park.
3/29/2013 Climbed via the Pioneer Park trailhead. Up and back in an hour and a half. Did this and Little Black Mountain back to back, same day.
Posted Mar 29, 2013 5:51 pm

jamesmc2Trail Run  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 10, 2012


Lung burning trail run to the summit.
Posted Mar 3, 2013 2:24 am

CacheMACSFresh Snow  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 21, 2012


I have been wanting to get out and hike up to the Billboards for a long time. I always saw them on my many trips to the Zoo with my kids. I had plans this summer, but it was hot and miserable. So, with this fresh snow hitting the valley I thought I better give it a go. Coming from the Pioneer Park side or over by the Zoo, it got steep very quick. A constant view of my destination helped tremendously, slowly I made my way to the top. The views are well worth the hike.
While on top I of course visited the tower, checked out the benchmarks, and took several pictures. I took a slight breather and continued on to the living room area. I made it half way across and ran out of time, had to back track and start my way down the canyon. This is a great Loop trip and I look forward to my return for a better look at the living room. I might even drag the kids along with me for this one, I think they would have a ball.
Posted Dec 26, 2012 12:01 pm

Ryan BorzeaGreat short summit for fall, winter, and spring  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 18, 2011

Ryan Borzea

Great peak for the winter.
One of my favorites when the weather is poor or don't have allot of time. Summit'ed several times.
Posted Aug 29, 2012 4:59 pm

UTSteveGreat first hike of the season  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 19, 2012


2nd ascent. First was in May 2010 - that time up the south-facing trail from near the Hogle Zoo. That was a tougher version of this hike - few switchbacks - more or less straight up a long upclimb.

This time, we took the long-ish way up and back down - came from the technology park/museum area and stopped at the living room on the way up. Came down across the ridge above the living room and scrambled back to it on the way down. Took us about 4.5 hours including about an hour's worth of stops and lunch. Great way to start the season and a good early-season hike.
Posted Jun 4, 2012 6:45 pm

Joseph BulloughVarious ascents  Sucess!

Joseph Bullough

Climbed 3 times:

4/21/12, 1/15/11 (x2)
Posted Apr 21, 2012 9:59 pm

BritaMoonlight Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 30, 2012


This was a great hike for after dark. It was steep but not treacherous. The Salt Lake Valley was pretty all lit up and we had fun finding landmarks from the top.
Posted Apr 15, 2012 8:27 pm

runbyu14 of us in the dark  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 30, 2012


Camilla, Mark, Brita and I went up in the dark. Moonlight was nice and we went the whole way up and down without the use of flashlights or headlamps. All 4 of us climbed to the top of the tower---fun stuff.
Posted Mar 31, 2012 1:23 am

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