Frary Peak (Antelope Island) Climber's Log

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yadahzoemtn - Apr 1, 2024 4:09 pm Date Climbed: Apr 1, 2024

Windy and a little foggy  Sucess!

Michael and I summited this one to count as the 6th peak of his goal of 80 peaks in his eightieth year. The fog burned off as we reached the summit and we got some nice views.


Yartgar - Jan 29, 2024 1:43 pm Date Climbed: Jan 1, 2024

New Years Hike  Sucess!

Good Views


Kelli&Zak - Jul 6, 2023 2:53 pm


Everyone warned about the heat and the bugs, I thought I was prepared. There is no preparation for the amount of bugs that are there in late June. We used SO much bug spray, reapplied constantly, but it did not help. The biting gnats are relentless. We each came home with about 200 bug bites. It was hot, but we're pretty used to that, and were prepared for the heat. Nothing prepares you for the bugs. Also to note, the entrance fee to the park is now $15, not $10.
With that being said, it was gorgeous! We saw bison, coyote, deer, antelope, lizards, and the views were phenomenal.

TrumpyBear - Mar 19, 2023 2:20 pm Date Climbed: Mar 18, 2023

Went a little too early  Sucess!

Snow was still too deep. Had too hike ridgline after the radio towers. Super sketchy, not advised.


technicolorNH - Oct 8, 2021 10:39 pm Date Climbed: Oct 6, 2021

highly recommended hike  Sucess!

An hour and fifty minutes to the summit via the trail. The views start immediately and don’t stop the entire hike. If you’re in SLC in the spring or fall and have time, this is the hike you want to do. It’s that good.


nader - Apr 9, 2021 6:14 pm Date Climbed: Mar 5, 2021

Frary Peak

See Trip Report.


bdreese2 - Jan 31, 2021 5:50 pm Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2017

Frary Peak  Sucess!


Outdoorpartner - Sep 13, 2020 7:26 pm Date Climbed: Sep 2, 2020

Full moon hike  Sucess!

A beautiful sunset, then awesome moonrise. One other person at the top (Jackie from Lehi?). Took a long time to get back down and then home after midnight.


Hotoven - Jun 8, 2020 7:17 am Date Climbed: Jun 1, 2020

Nice hike with visiting father  Sucess!

Started on the trail around 7:30 a.m. before it got warm, got to the top. Slightly hazy, and a forest fire spotted. Saw some bison, and plenty of birds. Good day to get out.


utahjimk - Feb 10, 2019 6:02 am Date Climbed: Feb 9, 2019

nice!  Sucess!

with friends from Wasatch Mt Club. First Dooley Knob, then Frary. Followed much of the ridge down.


mdp1342 - Dec 27, 2018 6:24 pm Date Climbed: Apr 22, 2017

Snowshoed and Hiked peak  Sucess!

For April hike biting bugs were horrible.

Ammon Hatch

Ammon Hatch - Feb 18, 2018 2:52 am Date Climbed: Nov 5, 2017

Nice hike  Sucess!

It's such a unique and beautiful environment.


BKiser90 - Feb 11, 2018 6:01 am Date Climbed: Feb 10, 2018

Cold, Windy Day on Frary  Sucess!

Decided to skip skiing and go bag Frary. Even though my wife and I were bundled up the 30 degree wind chill was palpable. Wonderful views from the top and we had it all to ourselves! I love the Great Salt Lake!


Clubbox42 - Jun 1, 2017 10:50 pm Date Climbed: Mar 31, 2017

Uparalleled Views  Sucess!

Hiked this wonderful peak with three of my friends. We started late, a little after 10 A.M., after driving out along the scenic if incredibly buggy causeway. The first section of the trail is phenomenal, with sweeping views of the Great Salt Lake and neat rock formations all around. Took a break to scramble up a few rocks, including a very cool little Class 3 chimney, then began the unbelievably green second portion. This part was rather tedious, but the gorgeous scenery made up for it, and the false summit is fairly quickly attained. We left the trail for the last section to the true summit, instead following the amazingly fun northern ridge of Frary. There was some optional Class 3 scrambling we took, and views really opened up along the mildly exposed ridge. The views from the summit, once the ridge was done, were simply indescribable. The Northern Wasatch dominated the E, with the Promontory Range to the N, the western desert ranges to the W, the Stansburys and Stansbury Island to the SW, and the Northern Oquirrhs to the S. The descent was less enjoyable, but I still very highly recommend this simply gorgeous little peak.

David Mortensen

David Mortensen - Mar 26, 2017 11:44 pm Date Climbed: Mar 26, 2017

Frary  Sucess!

I really enjoyed this hike. I went with my wife a 2 daughters. It was much more scenic than I expected...and green (I guess March was a good time to go). It was pretty with nice views of the Great Salt Lake and the surrounding mountain ranges almost the entire hike. There were a lot of interesting rock formations as well. The last quarter mile before the summit was a bit muddy and slick, which made my wife and daughters a bit nervous, but they did it and were happy they made the summit.

Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon - Aug 27, 2016 5:49 pm Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2016

Special little mountain  Sucess!

We left the airport, had lunch downtown then headed to Antelope Island for this hike. What a gem of a trail! Great hike, amazing views. The damage from the July 2016 fire is pretty startling, though. Lucked out with cool weather - only 82°F!

Rocky Alps

Rocky Alps - Apr 17, 2016 3:01 am Date Climbed: Mar 12, 2016

Frary Peak Trail  Sucess!

Did this as a fun little family outing on my birthday, when we were fortunate enough to have a window of warm enough weather for a snow-free summit. It offered some very unique scenery. See trip report for details.


TheEudaimonic - Apr 9, 2016 3:51 pm Date Climbed: Apr 9, 2016

Excellent Hike  Sucess!

Great climb. Made for a rigorous season starter. Near the summit the trail split and became confusing, but we did reach it in just over 2 hours.


ericnoel - Mar 5, 2016 9:09 pm Date Climbed: Mar 5, 2016

Frary  Sucess!

Standard route with Bobby the boxer. A little bit of lingering snow. Lots of people on the trail in the afternoon once the sun came out.


Tracy - Mar 5, 2016 3:59 pm Date Climbed: Mar 5, 2016

Frary Peak Trail  Sucess!

Hiked this one solo; however, there were 3 trail runners coming down as I was hiking up and more than 75 people hiking up as I was hiking down so I was not alone. Nice temps for early March.

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