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Fall Hiking in The Wasatch

Postby tmtn93 » Wed Oct 06, 2010 12:40 am

What are your favorite Fall Hikes in the Wasatch??

I personally enjoy hiking up Bell Canyon in the fall.
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Re: Fall Hiking in The Wasatch

Postby Scott » Wed Oct 06, 2010 3:01 am

Butler Fork to Circle All Peak, Mount Raymond or Gobblers Knob is great area for leaves.

I like Timpanogos (especially from Aspen Gove) as well.
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Re: Fall Hiking in The Wasatch

Postby Garfimi » Wed Oct 06, 2010 6:47 pm

The hike to Lake Blanche is awesome this time of year.
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Re: Fall Hiking in The Wasatch

Postby John Styrnol » Thu Oct 07, 2010 12:31 am

Desolation Lake for the colors.
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Re: Fall Hiking in The Wasatch

Postby tmtn93 » Thu Oct 07, 2010 3:08 am

Interesting, I'm planning on hitting Lake Blanche this Sunday, so it should be interesting.
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Re: Fall Hiking in The Wasatch

Postby PellucidWombat » Mon Oct 11, 2010 8:08 pm

I'll be romping around the Wasatch between October 25 to November 5. I was hoping to catch some nice Fall leaves then.

How are the colors turning out right now? Am I coming through at a good time, or am I arriving a little late this season?
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Re: Fall Hiking in The Wasatch

Postby tmtn93 » Mon Oct 11, 2010 10:39 pm

The colors are really bright and vivid at the moment, but I don't know how they will be by the end of the month. You still have a good chance of catching them though.
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Re: Fall Hiking in The Wasatch

Postby TyeDyeTwins » Tue Oct 19, 2010 4:38 am

The fall colors in the Wasatch are in the "beautiful and amazing" catagory right now. Sometimes it is just easier to describe in pictures rather than words.
1st picture is of Little Cottonwood Canyon
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The 2nd picture is of Church Fork Peak in Millcreek Canyon
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Re: Fall Hiking in The Wasatch

Postby firenutnb » Thu Oct 21, 2010 6:38 pm

TyeDyeTwins

Amazing pics!!!! Love that trail!!
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Re: Fall Hiking in The Wasatch

Postby PellucidWombat » Fri Oct 22, 2010 10:32 pm

I was hoping to be there when the leaves are turning just like that! I wonder how they'll be on Monday as this weather moves through :-/ doh!
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Re: Fall Hiking in The Wasatch

Postby John Styrnol » Fri Oct 22, 2010 11:06 pm

PellucidWombat wrote:I was hoping to be there when the leaves are turning just like that! I wonder how they'll be on Monday as this weather moves through :-/ doh!


Don't be surprised if you see some snow or snowing. :D
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Re: Fall Hiking in The Wasatch

Postby Scott » Sat Oct 23, 2010 1:13 am

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Re: Fall Hiking in The Wasatch

Postby TyeDyeTwins » Sat Oct 23, 2010 3:13 am

According to the NOAA forecast there is already a Winter Weather Advisory....

"SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 4 TO 8 INCHES OF NEW SNOW IS EXPECTED
SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING ABOVE 8000 FEET...
WITH THE GREATEST AMOUNTS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN WASATCH RANGE.
ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 FEET IS FORECAST FOR SUNDAY
NIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
IN AREAS FAVORED BY NORTHWEST FLOW
."

The snow will ruin the fall colors out there but hey I might just be skiing this Tuesday if the forecast actually pans out. Pray for snow and keep your skis crossed out there.

P.S if you are still looking for fall colors the lower elevations such as Neffs Canyon, Lookout Peak and Grandeur Peak are in their prime still.
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Re: Fall Hiking in The Wasatch

Postby TyeDyeTwins » Sat Oct 23, 2010 3:38 pm

Here are some fall color pictures from our hike up to Lake Blanche, Lillian and Florance on Oct. 19th (Wenesday).
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