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edgeBushwacking  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 1, 2015


Climbed from the Salt Lake Valley. Got to the top of Perkins Peak and Peak 7500. Watched the sunset and went down. In the dark. It sucked. So many bushes.
Posted May 3, 2015 5:56 pm

Garon CorizCool Views  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 17, 2015

Garon Coriz

Hiked from the neighborhood furthest south but still north of parleys on the BST. It took about 5 hrs round-trip with a good deal of bushwhacking and scrambling. Excellent views of the wasatch to the south.
Posted Apr 5, 2015 7:44 pm

gbrixeyPainful  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 23, 2014


The worst bushwhacking I have ever done. Thankfully I wore long pants!
Posted Jun 24, 2014 11:16 pm

scgrantPerkins Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 23, 2014


From the Little Mountain summit trailhead, along with Little Mountain, Dale Peak, and Perkins Peak North summit. According to my GPS the North summit is a good 25 feet higher.
Posted Feb 23, 2014 7:11 pm

Ryan BorzeaSnowshoe Classic!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 13, 2011

Ryan Borzea

There was allot of snow this year, what a blast on the ridge. One of my most favorite snowshoes to date!
Posted Aug 29, 2012 5:22 pm

mfox79Holy bush wack  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 21, 2012


Climbed this with Dale Peak from above East Canyon. after we reached Perkins we thought well the snow was really bad and we are close to Salt Lake so we continued down the ridge into the Salt Lake Valley and had some of the worst bushwacking I have ever encountered. might have been easier just to walk back to the car as this made for a long night.
Posted Mar 25, 2012 10:34 am

utahjimkutahjimk  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 14, 2011


ridge run from Little Mt trailhead to Dale, Perkins, Pencil Peak down to SL Valley foothills (with Wasatch Mt Club group).
Posted Nov 9, 2011 3:39 pm

voxnihiliRidge Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2011


Started at the Little Mountain summit and came across Dale. Only a little bushwacking to get here (mostly near Perkins). Great view and we could hear a coyote below. The rest of the ridge (until near the Bonneville Shoreline Trail) was very overgrown.
Posted Jul 14, 2011 1:43 pm

WisemtnAngry Cats  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 2, 2010
Climbed yesterday and hit Dale Peak along the way. Once I arrived at the bottom of Perkins it was difficult to follow any trail and I ended up having to navigate my way through several painful bushes. It felt like Wolverine, Freddy Kruger, and several angry cats were attacking my legs. I hiked along the ridge around Perkins for a bit and saw an eagle (I think). Two pheasants scared the crap out of me on the way down by loudly flying away out of some bushes a couple feet away from me. I don't think I'd ever do this hike again and would highly recommend pants!
Posted Oct 3, 2010 11:12 am

ericwillhiteWinter, at night from Pass  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 23, 2010


Great snowshoe for a night climb. Moon lit up the route, only needed light for a few minutes here and there due to cornaces. 2.5 hours there, 1.5 back. Good snow conditions...thank gosh, it's a long way. No bushwacking, all brush under snow. http://www.willhiteweb.com/utah_climbing/salt_lake_city/perkins_peak_022.htm
Posted Feb 24, 2010 3:38 am

seanpeckhamfrom Little Mountain  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 25, 2009


used Vibram Five Fingers and ran as much of the ridge as i could; the bushwhacking slowed us down and it took 3 or 4 hours to do the 9 miles roundtrip.
Posted Oct 25, 2009 11:29 pm

mountaingazelleEmigration Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 8, 2009


Started from Little Mountain Summit after hiking to Dale Peak. The views along this ridge were better than I had expected.
Posted May 10, 2009 11:48 pm

Scott Wesemannba ba ba bushwhack!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 7, 2009

Scott Wesemann

Came over from Dale Peak and loved everything about this hike except for the constant brush and mild bushwhacking. The trail is hard to follow in places and it's easy to get off the route on game trails, but just stay right on top of the ridge the whole way. Was in the office by 9:30. Three hours total round trip.
Posted May 8, 2009 5:06 pm

Matthew Van Hornmorning hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 7, 2009

Matthew Van Horn

Nice area, nice morning hike before work
Posted May 7, 2009 12:14 pm

BignickPerkins  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 23, 2004


Interesting ridge hike. Gives a different perspective of the more rugged and higher peaks to the south.
Posted Feb 12, 2009 12:59 am

ZeeJayLong ridge walk  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 13, 1999


Started at the end of Benchmark Dr with MM. Climbed the SW ridge of Perkins. The going was slow and painful between the 7160 bump and Perkins. Continued over Dale all the way to Little Mt Summit. Came back the same way until just before Perkins and took the 2nd ridge N of Spring Canyon to Kennedy Dr.
Posted Feb 1, 2009 7:17 pm

byatesA few times also.  Sucess!


Both times I've been on it were when there were inversions down below, probably late November or early December.
Posted Jan 30, 2009 10:33 pm

ScottPerkins  Sucess!


I've climbed the peak a few times. One via Pencil Point and once via the ridge to the south of Pencil Point (both of which have a rugged and tedious final ridge to the highest of the summits of Perkins). Also from Dale BM.
Posted Jan 30, 2009 10:16 pm

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