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jgreenerunsSmokey lungs  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2015


Albion>Catherine Pass>Sunset>Pioneer.

After running earlier in the week, my lungs were feeling the affects of the smoke. Great after work jaunt. Sad to see Lake Mary so low. Hoping for a better snow year.
Posted Oct 18, 2015 12:11 pm

abrennalinerushvia Albion Basin  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2015


Went up via Albion Basin and hit Sunset on the way there & back. Lake Mary was bone dry, and the air was full of smoke from the CA fires. What a sad sight.
Posted Aug 21, 2015 12:19 am

ridings82Re: via Albion Basin


I hit Sunset this morning with my daughter and saw the same thing... the haze I could handle but Lake Mary is practically gone. It's too bad.
Posted Aug 23, 2015 12:23 am

PrinceOfNorwayLazy Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 26, 2014


Took a couple of beginners up this hike on a Sunday afternoon. It's almost November and I still had on my sleeveless shirt.

We went up to the top of the ski left and hit the ridge going west. The trail is in decent shape all the way to the top.
Posted Oct 27, 2014 10:21 am

yadahzoemtnBrighton Ridge Run  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2012


Fun Ridge Run
Posted Sep 15, 2013 9:17 am

voxnihiliBrighton Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2013


Stopped here for a quick snack during the traverse.
Posted Jun 30, 2013 9:59 pm

MAerofrom Alta  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2013
7/28/13 - Ridge run from Clayton to Sunset Peak. Great loop, saw multiple moose of all types. Trip report

6/23/13 - Along the ridge from Catherine Pass. Tried to drop down from the Sunset/Pioneer saddle but it was too steep and had to go back over Sunset to get back to the car
Posted Jun 23, 2013 10:25 pm

scgrantBig Cottonwood Canyon Super Loop  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 29, 2012


Climbed with the WMC as part of a BCC super loop.
Posted Sep 29, 2012 11:04 pm

cweightRewarding Climb  Sucess!


Climbed this in the winter with snow shoes. It was a tough climb with so much snow and the sweat from the climb froze on the way back down.
Posted May 28, 2012 10:43 pm

utahjimknice  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2002


one of several
Posted Nov 12, 2011 12:03 pm

WisemtnBrighton Ridge 5  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2011
Still lots of snow and very windy. Started on Mary's Lake TH and continued past Dog Lake to the top of the Crest lift. I took the Pioneer Ridge/Brighton Ridge and hit Pioneer, Sunset, Tuscarora, Wolverine, and Millicent in 4.5 hrs. Pretty good adventure!

#2 7/26/15 - Clayton, Preston, Pioneer, Sunset, Wolverine/Tusc & Millicent
Posted Jul 17, 2011 1:18 am

PharmacistOn the Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 18, 2010


Catherines Pass trail to the Pass, then Sunset, Pioneer, and Point Supreme. Then over to Tuscarora, Wolverine, and Millicent. Total time 4hours40minutes. Lots of fun.
Posted Sep 18, 2010 7:15 pm

utclimberRidge Run  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2010
After work ridge run of Sunset Peak, Pioneer Peak, Preston Peak, and Clayton Peak. Round trip 3.5 hours from Brighton.
Posted Jul 30, 2010 12:41 am

Pfeiffer75Fun Winter Climb  Sucess!


Climbed in January of 2009. Great hike
Posted May 10, 2010 12:19 pm

aprovanceVia Catherine Pass and Sunset Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2009


Kinda windy at the top of Pioneer. Hit Sunset Peak first then walked the ridge to Pioneer. The ridge walk looked a lot steeper than it actually was. A pleasant hike, and great views!
Posted Aug 23, 2009 8:17 pm

byatesMutiple routes and climbs  Sucess!


A dozen or so times.
Posted Dec 4, 2008 12:49 pm

Travis AtwoodBrighton Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2008

Travis Atwood

8/2/08 - Climbed as part of the Brighton Ridge Run.
Posted Aug 3, 2008 12:46 pm

ZeeJayBrighton Ridge Run  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 28, 2008


Parked at the gate on the Guardsman Pass Road. Hiked up the west ridge of 10420. Hit 10420, Clayton, Preston/10315, 10321, Pioneer Peak, and Sunset Peak. Descended to Brighton via Lake Catherine. Great snow conditions. We didn't need either snowshoes or crampons. With Anne Perry. My 14th time up here.
Posted May 28, 2008 5:46 pm

vanman798Along with 3 other peaks  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 3, 2008


Skinned up from the base of the Crest Express lift at Brighton, to the backcountry entry point at the top of that lift. Of course the ski resort was closed for the season. Went along the pioneer ridge to the peak. It took less than 2 hours one-way. From the peak I back tracked, and continued along the ridge line bagging Preston Peak, Clayton Peak, and unnamed peak at N 40.60001 W 111.55839 (1.0 km N 8° as the crow flies from Clayton Peak at 10,420 ft). The whole trip, with breaks and everything took 5.5 hours.
Posted May 3, 2008 8:10 pm

Moogie737Part of Brighton Ridge Run  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2007


This is at least my third time on the summit. Today it was one of eight different 10,000 foot peaks we touched as we did a version of the Brighton Ridge Run. We began at Bear Trap Fork TH and hit Silver, Scott Hill, Guardsman, unnamed 10,420, Clayton, Preston, Pioneer and Sunset. Nice challenging day of about 8 hours. 4th time (at least) on 7-22-08 as part of ridge run including Wolverine, Tuscarora and Sunset peaks. 5th (?) time on 4-21-09 See write up of Brighton Ridge snow run on Wolverine summit log. #6 (at least) 4-20-10 Ridge run like a year ago; with Brent, Dave & Walt. #7 12-27-11 Solo Brighton Ridge run from Guardsman to Twin Lakes Pass. #8 9-18-15 W/Yz after Sunset & before Preston.
Posted Sep 4, 2007 7:24 pm

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