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abrennalinerushBonus peak!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2013

abrennalinerush

I almost feel bad for summits that are tacked on to the tail end of other adventures just because they're less imposing than the main attraction and are geographically convenient. That said, I'm happy that it was just a few extra steps to bag her after Freedom Peak. May you one day stand on your own and shine in the spotlight, Shingle Mill. Remember: you is kind, you is smart, you is important.
Posted Jul 5, 2013 11:30 am

PrinceOfNorwayMight as Well  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2013

PrinceOfNorway

After being a "true patriot" we came over from Freedom Peak to do this one. It took maybe 20 minutes to slog to the top from the south saddle.

Came up the Dry Fork Trail, and it was very green and delightful.
Posted Jul 5, 2013 9:39 am

MoonerUp I Go

Mooner

03/10/12- Started at Rock Canyon TH 3:00 am. 6 hours exactly to the top and 13 miles RT with 5,300 vert. Climbed to my dog Nebo and some friends.
04/05/13 Another summit with the intention of making a early spring traverse of the Provo Ridge. Snow was very unconsolidated on the ridge between Shingle Mill and Freedom peak. We turned around 1/4 the way up Freedom
Posted Mar 10, 2012 9:56 pm

jrittNice hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2011
Went with a couple family members via the Dry Fork Trail, which we had almost completely to ourselves. Didn't run into anyone on the summit either, but we did see quite a few mountain goats. Loved the solitude and was totally blown away by the scenery in the cirques up there.
Posted Jan 11, 2012 4:14 pm

ZeeJayLong day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 5, 2012

ZeeJay

Long day from the Rock Canyon TH. 5580' up, 11.5 miles RT, 9 hrs 43 min RT. Beautiful weather and views. Things were going good until we decided to cut the giant switchback. There was too much brush exposed to make this worthwhile. It took forever to get to the ridge, but from there on it was ok.
Posted Jan 5, 2012 11:28 pm

Moogie737The "north" ridge route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 5, 2012

Moogie737

With ZeeJay from Rock Canyon TH, trail 060 and straight up a steep ridge to 9984' on the ridge north of the peak. Low snow levels and tenacious gnarly pine growth on the ridge made for, shall we say, an interesting summit ridge approach. On the summit we took in the entire collection of small summit bumps.
Posted Jan 5, 2012 9:46 pm

rockhop23Last of season
Date Climbed: Oct 28, 2011

rockhop23

Hiked solo via Dry Fork. I realized it was deer hunting season but didn't get shot by a drunk hunter. Probably the last summit of this peak this year without snowshoes/crampon/ice axe. I love the view from this peak. I also love the fact that I don't need to pay anyone.
Posted Nov 4, 2011 4:25 pm

HeatonSnowshoe trip  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 28, 2010

Heaton

12-mile round-trip snowshoe trip from the mouth of Rock Canyon to the summit. Above Rock Canyon Campground we had to follow a large avalanche that covered the Squaw Peak Road. The snow was deep in Dry Fork, and the summit ridge was very windy and corniced. But it was a beautiful day for a climb and made a great view.
Posted Dec 30, 2010 1:54 pm

ericwillhiteTraversed over this peak in minutes
Date Climbed: Aug 14, 2010

ericwillhite

Traversed over from Freedom, then kept the traverse going to do a little known peak to the north of Shingle Mill, Peak 9622. Only 2 minutes on each summit, had to get back for my daughters birthday party. http://www.willhiteweb.com/provo_hiking/freedom_peak/shingle_mill_072.htm
Posted Aug 14, 2010 9:19 pm

thigbeeFrom Freedom
Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2009

thigbee

Went up Freedom and then did the traverse. It was pretty tame.
Posted Feb 2, 2010 3:03 pm

byatesGreat Fall Color Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 27, 2009

byates

Did it on the way to Freedom, a lot easier than freedom.
Posted Sep 28, 2009 10:26 am

kteichertNew Bag  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 21, 2009

kteichert

Hit Freedom first. Made it to top of Freedom in 2 and a half hours. Then it took an hour to summit Shingle Mill. Nice little peak with great cirques on the north side. Some fantastic views from the top. Next person to hike Shingle Mill, please take another bag to put the papers for the registry in.
Posted Sep 21, 2009 4:29 pm

aprovanceA Wee Bit Chilly...  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2009

aprovance

Very fun and easy hike. It took a little under three hours to reach the summit from the Dry Fork TH. We saw about a dozen deer. It was very windy and overcast at the summit. Temperature at the summit was only 42 degrees. Kinda chilly! Wanted to tackle Freedom Peak first, but the weather looked like rain could come at any minute, so we did Shingle Mill and then headed down. Signed the registry found in the summit cairn.
Posted Aug 8, 2009 5:25 pm

warriorpoetPretty Easy  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 31, 2008

warriorpoet

I climbed this one with my wife (then fiance), as her intro summit.
Posted Jul 1, 2009 9:40 am

buffgatoTwo in one day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2007

buffgato

On this particular occasion, we hiked up Rock Canyon and took the Dry Fork route to Cascade Saddle. We took on Freedom Peak first and then Shingle Mill, two peaks that could not be more different in their respective difficulties. Getting there takes a little while, but Shingle Mill is a piece of cake. The new trail could use a few more hikers to increase its visibility, but the terrain is gentle enough that the trail isn't really necessary.

As a side note, I prefer the Big Spring Hollow trail for its scenery. When I hiked up that way, we got to the saddle at the same time as a thunderstorm. Made things interesting.
Posted Mar 21, 2008 3:30 am

vanman798As a Double  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 9, 2007

vanman798

I bagged this one after bagging Freedom Peak, since I was in the neighborhood. Nice views from the summit. Easy hike.

I used the Dry Fork trail, but didn't go as far as Cascade Saddle, instead I just bushwhacked it to the saddle between Shingle Mill and Freedom Peak. I started hiking at 10:00 am, did Freedom Peak first, then Shingle Mill, and was back at the truck at 5:30 pm.
Posted Nov 10, 2007 9:10 pm

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