Cascade Cirque

Cascade Cirque

Cascade Cirque below the southeast summit of Mount Timpanogos. The ridge leading north is connected to South Timpanogos / Second Summit
on Feb 8, 2007 5:52 pm
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Dmitry Pruss

Dmitry Pruss - Feb 8, 2007 7:06 pm - Voted 10/10

A classic route up the straight ridge on the left

Ever tried it? It's as desolate as it is cool


mountaingazelle - Feb 8, 2007 8:10 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: A classic route up the straight ridge on the left

No, I've never climbed it but would like to. In Kelsey's Timpanogos book it looks like a cool route.


alex_vega - Mar 18, 2007 3:21 am - Voted 10/10

Wonderful.. I like it. Thank you for posting!

Cheers, Alex


mountaingazelle - Mar 18, 2007 11:51 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Wonderful..

Thank you, Alex! It is a very beautiful mountain during winter.


lcarreau - Feb 16, 2008 12:49 pm - Voted 10/10

I did the standard

route with a friend in 1974. Do you know
that "permanent snowfield" that people
like to glissade down, on the mountain's
east side? It's located in the cirque,
right? Well... 1974 was 34 years ago, so
seems to me that snowfield should be GETTING
bigger and more stable. And, why in God's
name did they put up a shack on the summit OF
Timp??? Does it have political undertones,
or is it there for the purpose of scientific
research??? Thanks, Melinda!


mountaingazelle - Feb 16, 2008 4:08 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: I did the standard

Thank you. I try not to talk about politics in Utah because it usually gets me into trouble. That “permanent snowfield” seems to change each year. You can read about it in this Article written by Scott.


lcarreau - Feb 16, 2008 6:20 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Very fasinating read!

~ Best regards and cheers. - Larry ~


JDrake - Apr 23, 2008 1:12 pm - Voted 10/10

A great picture

of my favorite mountain. Thanks!


mountaingazelle - Apr 23, 2008 5:06 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: A great picture

Thanks! I have to agree. If I lived closer to the mountain I would climb it more often.

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