Buffalo Mountain Climber's Log

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AbinadiWitness

AbinadiWitness - May 24, 2016 5:18 pm Date Climbed: Jun 15, 2013

Fun in the Wasatch  Sucess!

:)

Moogie737

Moogie737 - Aug 8, 2015 5:55 pm Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2015

There will be bushwhacking on this route  Sucess!

#1 7-28-15 W/ Brent. Hiked Squaw Pk first, returned to the "meadow" and bushwhacked up staying on game trails wherever possible.

scgrant

scgrant - Mar 26, 2015 11:56 pm Date Climbed: Mar 12, 2015

Buffalo Mountain  Sucess!

Did this one along with Squaw Mountain from the Rock Canyon TH.

yadahzoemtn

yadahzoemtn - Jul 13, 2014 7:03 pm Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2014

From Squaw Peak Lookout  Sucess!

Did it from both the Squaw Peak Lookout and then from the road. Nice walk both ways

CalamityJane

CalamityJane - Sep 25, 2013 11:08 am Date Climbed: Sep 24, 2013

Dog on a Buffalo  Sucess!

I often find myself watching a Youtube video entitled "Guy on a Buffalo." Why is that humans feel that they get to do all the fun things. I decided that if he can be a guy on a Buffalo, then why can't I be a dog on a Buffalo. And it was that thought that the dream of climbing buffalo was birthed.

abrennalinerush

abrennalinerush - Sep 25, 2013 10:14 am Date Climbed: Sep 24, 2013

So autumnal  Sucess!

This made for a fine post-work/pre-supper jaunt. The leaves are ablaze, and the air was crisp. Delightful!

liliacarrillo0822

liliacarrillo0822 - Aug 20, 2013 9:24 pm Date Climbed: Apr 18, 2012

Nice hike   Sucess!

My FB picture is from the 18th but I may have done this on the 15th since I remember it was a Sunday, how do we get there? I dont know I was following my human "gps".

utahguy058

utahguy058 - Jun 17, 2013 5:50 pm Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2011

Amazing Wildflowers  Sucess!

The Balsam Root was super spectacular in the meadows here, and such a quick easy summit if you are in Utah County with awesome views, great little hike on a date. I have done it 3 times!

kteichert

kteichert - Oct 1, 2012 1:18 pm Date Climbed: Sep 30, 2012

Nice easy hike  Sucess!

Got a puppy 5 days ago, and I've taken him out hiking every day. He's just 6 weeks old and gonna be a great little hiking companion. This was his first summit. Nice easy hike from the access road.

aprovance

aprovance - Oct 1, 2012 12:11 am Date Climbed: Jun 8, 2009

Nice hike  Sucess!

I take all the cub scouts and young boy scouts on this hike as an introduction to hiking. Easy and rewarding views

DarrenKnezek

DarrenKnezek - Jul 10, 2012 1:59 am Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2012

Fun night run  Sucess!

Took about 15 minutes.
One year I ran from the start of Rock Canyon to within 5 minutes of the top when I stepped through a den of rattlesnakes. There were four of them. Turned around after shooting all the adrenaline in my body.

kwag

kwag - Jun 16, 2012 12:30 am Date Climbed: Sep 11, 2010

From the Road  Sucess!

Well it was a fun walk from the road. Takes about 15 minutes, great for all the non-hikers out there.

mountaingazelle

mountaingazelle - Jun 9, 2012 7:13 pm Date Climbed: May 20, 2012

Buffalo  Sucess!

Squaw Peak road still had a few patches of snow blocking it so I decided to go to Buffalo Peak.

PrinceOfNorway

PrinceOfNorway - May 10, 2012 10:58 pm Date Climbed: May 10, 2012

Twofer  Sucess!

I jogged up to the summit in a few minutes and then went down the rock slide to hit the squaw peak trail. It took a bit to get there, but it was lovely; lots of birds and such. I bushwacked my way back up to get the trail back to the road and it was pretty terrible, but still fun! I got covered in spider webs.

harbor

harbor - May 7, 2012 12:07 am Date Climbed: May 5, 2012

From SP overlook  Sucess!

Listed on the main page for this peak as Rout 3. This route is about 2 miles one way about 1400 ft elevation gain. Made this feel like more of an accomplishment than just parking .2 miles away. Great little morning hike. Took my wife with me. It was her first time hiking up to a peak. =) I think she's excited to go bag some more this summer.

runbyu1

runbyu1 - Apr 24, 2012 1:31 am Date Climbed: Apr 21, 2012

Multiple Summits  Sucess!

I've climbed this multiple times, with the most recent being April 21, 2012. We made it in the 4x4 about 1/2 mile from the Route 1 trailhead. Walked up the snowy road from there and then on the trailhead. There was no snow once we reached the T intersection. Quick trip-took our time and still less than an hour round trip. Driving took longer.

Tracy

Tracy - Apr 19, 2012 2:02 am Date Climbed: Apr 16, 1983

from Squaw Peak Road  Sucess!

I combined this with a hike of Squaw Peak in the same trip.

vanman798

vanman798 - Apr 16, 2012 12:49 am Date Climbed: Jun 4, 2016

Nice Views  Sucess!

June 4, 2016 - From the Squaw Peak Jeep Trail with Jacob and Jakub.

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May 22, 2016 - Started in Rock Canyon at 10:45 am summited before 12:30 am. Hung out and returned to car by 2:20 pm.
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Oct 21, 2012 - went for a drive and took a few minutes out to wander up this little peak. I like the view over to Squaw Peak.

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Apr 15, 2012, Started at Rock Canyon on the same trail as Squaw Peak. At the Hamongong where the Squaw trail turns left to head west we headed east and bushwacked our way up the west ridge of Buffalo Mtn to the peak. It took less than 3 hours to reach the peak. Next we headed down the standard summer trail on the east side taking us to the Squaw Peak road. There was still a foot of snow on the road and we followed it to Rock Canyon Campground and made our way down Rock Canyon back to the trailhead. R/T, at a lesiurely pace, was 5 hours.

ericwillhite

ericwillhite - Apr 6, 2012 11:04 am

Good kids hike  Sucess!

Had a fun time with the kids on this trail. Buffalo Trip Report

runbyu1

runbyu1 - Apr 6, 2012 12:32 pm

Re: Good kids hike

Eric, are you cool with the link to your trip report in the external links section?

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