Very beautiful, and almost shocking when you know the cirque is within view of a major city. You can even heard the faint hum of rush hour traffic when standing in the cirque.
Thanks, Scott. Lone Peak has always been one of my favorite mountains in the Wasatch. Everyone can see it from the valley but the cirque is a special place.
...wall in a very alpine ambience!
Thank you, Sajama, for a great compliment! It is a beautiful mountain.
Thank you, Corax, I'm glad you like the view!
I like it! scenographic, I would say! Brava! Paolo
Thank you, Paolo, for the nice comment! You have some great scenic photos too.
Was going to ask you if you had ever climbed in the Lone Peak area . I used to climb there in the late eighties . If you have not climbed Question Mark wall you should was one of my funnest climbs there
I've climbed Lone Peak several times but haven't done any technical routes on it yet. I would like to try the Open Book route. Question Mark Wall is really nice too.
Open Book route was the first climb I did in the Lone Peak area in about 1982. When I was up there a lot of the area reminded me of being in the Wind Rivers Range in Wyo. I have done alot of alpine routes up there on 1000 ft . Ice apline ice 3 and 4. If you have never been to the Wind Rivers I recomend going up to those mountains.
I have been to the Wind Rivers before. I agree with you, Lone Peak Cirque has similiar high granite walls. The Wind Rivers are one of my favorite mountain ranges. I would like to climb there more often.
what a nice walls!!! I wish I could climb them...nice picture
Thanks! This cirque has many multi-pitch trad climbs rated 5.4 to 5.12. It is a very beautiful place. The approach to get there is a little strenuous though.
Hope to ski from the summit some day. Very nice photo, thanks.
Thank you! Skiing down Lone Peak would be an incredible experience.
Photo of the view from the Summit Ridge
Photo of ski descent of the Northeast Couloir
Who would want to ski down a perfectly
steep couloir? Probably the same caliber
of person who would want to jump out of
a perfectly good airplane! Hey, I just
answered my own question!!! Sweet.
Most skiers dream about skiing down a perfectly steep couloir. Isn't that what it's all about! The summit ridge of Lone Peak is very exposed so it isn't for the faint-hearted.
Well, I guess that rules me out! Thanks for the information ...
Simply breathtaking. If I could still climbs walls like these, I'd be there tomorrow, okay may be next week.