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rmjwintersRoute Climbed: Bells Canyon Date Climbed: July 2004  Sucess!


It's a great mountain. On of, if not the best views in the Wasatch. Climbed via west slopes from Bells.
Posted Dec 20, 2004 7:42 pm

craghagRoute Climbed: Bells Canyon Date Climbed: 7-20-03  Sucess!


An ultra challenging hump through the choked yet beach like canyon topped with an abundance of scrambling only to be driven to the brink of sanity by a buzzing insect on the decent!
Posted Dec 12, 2004 12:54 pm

PellucidWombatRoute Climbed: Coalpit Gulch-Traverse From N Thunder Date Climbed: October 16th, 2004  Sucess!


Climbed N & S Thunder from Coalpit Gulch before continuing on to Bighorn Pk & Lone Pk
Posted Oct 19, 2004 10:31 pm

PellucidWombatRoute Climbed: Bells Canyon-Traverse from N Thunder Date Climbed: July 11, 2004  Sucess!


Climbed N Thunder Mtn first by cutting over to Thunder Mtn Bowl from the upper reservoir. I then followed the ridgeline (class 3, with some exposure) to S Thunder before descending Bells Canyon. Both summits had very nice registers on top.

I left the TH at 7:20am and got back at 5:20pm - not too shabby

Posted Jul 11, 2004 11:20 pm

mtn runrRoute Climbed: Alpine to Lake Hardy Date Climbed: May 15, 2004 (South peak)  Sucess!

mtn runr

Snowshoes required above Lake Hardy. This is a beautiful climb. There is an actual summit log on top in an old Wasatch Mountain Club mailbox. I've done this a couple of times as Peak #2 of a quad starting at Coalpits Gulch. (North Thunder, South Thunder, Bell's Peak, Lone Peak, out Bell's Canyon.)

North Thunder really ought to be treated as a seperate peak and have its own page. It is easily the least visited peak in the Wasatch and probably the most difficult. There is a log book on top (I put it there) in a PVC tube. It will take many years to fill it up.
Posted May 18, 2004 9:05 pm

MrWasatchRoute Climbed: South Thunder via Lake Hardy Date Climbed: 8/10/02  Sucess!


Excellent ascent via Lake Hardy. Hiked past first and second hamongogs, then past Lake Hardy, getting onto gentle granite slabs just west of the lake. Final 300 feet was steep boulders/talus. Stunning view of Lone Peak! Just short of 6,000 vertical feet and about ten miles roundtrip. Hope to try North Thunder next year via Bells.
Posted Oct 15, 2003 10:44 am

ScottBeatout  Sucess!


Nice climb.
Posted Oct 14, 2003 1:35 pm

grandwazooRoute Climbed: Bells Canyon Date Climbed: August 17 2002  Sucess!


Have viewed the Bells Canyon area either from Lone Peak or from the valley and decided to finally attack it.

Started around 5:00 am with headlamp. Had great weather, met a few quick rabbits (hikers) on the ridgeline. Route finding was a joy but exciting thru the blown down trees.
Posted Oct 14, 2003 9:52 am

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