Mount Olympus Climber's Log

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Dentedvw

Dentedvw - Nov 6, 2011 3:48 pm Date Climbed: Oct 15, 2011

Easy walk in the woods!   Sucess!

After a fairly grueling Lone Peak trip, this was over sooner than expected. When we reached the shoulder, I turned to my buddy and asked "is this really it?" I didn't believe it.
Unfortunately, once back to the Jeep, I left my Oregon GPS on the back bumper and drove away. Half an hour later, I returned, but it was long gone. I left my name, number, email and a plea to return it on the startup screen, but I have not gotten a message yet. I guess I shouldn't be surprised, as it was well over $400. Drat.
All the way down, nearly everybody we passed asked the same question, "how much longer to the shoulder?" I gave up estimating and gave the same answer after a dozen.

Ted Eliason

Ted Eliason - Oct 12, 2011 11:11 am

First Climb  Sucess!

First mountain I ever went up without skiis

aldocious

aldocious - Sep 29, 2011 2:49 pm Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2011

Once is good  Sucess!

This was a rough steep hike. The saddle is beautiful and the view from the top is only unique to Mt Olympus. Glad I took a lot of pictures cause I wont be going back up again

mcorbs28

mcorbs28 - Sep 19, 2011 5:38 pm

always a fun one  Sucess!

when in need of a quick mountain hike

danielrfay - Sep 14, 2011 4:34 pm Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2011

Hiking Route  Sucess!

Try to hike it every year. Some of the best views of the valley and the central Wasatch.

awilk7 - Aug 2, 2011 10:36 am Date Climbed: Jun 18, 2011

Mt Olympus Trail  Sucess!

Hiked and scrambled with a friend up Mt. Olympus Trail to the south summit, beautiful summer day. Snow was clear enough to only set foot on it once on the summit itself. Few bugs even with lots of runoff and vegetation. View to the rest of the central Wasatch to the south was striking.

idpeakgirl

idpeakgirl - Jul 20, 2011 9:08 pm Date Climbed: Aug 15, 1987

The first summit in my life, I think  Sucess!

Started on a trail not knowing where it went. Somehow got off the trail and climbed the slabs to the summit. Probably not the smartest thing, but hey, kids do dumb things all the time and survive! The challenge of this peak got me hooked on climbing rocks.

voxnihili

voxnihili - Jul 5, 2011 12:38 pm Date Climbed: May 27, 2011

Nice Afternoon  Sucess!

Left work at noon and was back to the car before dark. Beautiful view. A little bit of snow up near the top. Nothing major, but it made me take the scrambling section more slowly.

Kruck

Kruck - Jun 30, 2011 12:41 pm Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2011

Steep.  Sucess!

Steep, then steeper. It was fun when it was over. Great mountain. Nice assortment of snakes and birds. Scrub oak on side hills about as thick as I've ever seen.

yadahzoemtn

yadahzoemtn - Jun 10, 2011 10:51 pm Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2006

Wildcat Ridge  Sucess!

06/17/06 First summit on the route across Wildcat Ridge. Great day. One angry rattler.
09/28/13 Another trip to the top with a good friend. Skiff of snow. Fall is in and winter is on the way.
09/26/14 With Miko and Nala. They get better and better at scrambling.
01/08/15 Wore snowshoes from the second stream all the way to the summit.
05/20/16
02/20/17 with Michael

ArankaP

ArankaP - Feb 28, 2011 7:12 am Date Climbed: Apr 17, 2009

Warm and sunny day w/snow on the summit  Sucess!

Nice steep grade on this 3,5 miles trail with a beautiful view over the Salt Lake City. Gorgeous weather hiking in the t-shirt! Last third of the hike in the snow up to 3 feet still warm enough for the shirt.

americanswiss

americanswiss - Feb 25, 2011 2:46 am Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2011

Olympus  Sucess!

Guert's Ridge (5.5 II) 8/2011, Normal route 8/1997. Joseph Bullough is a stud!

Mooner

Mooner - Oct 29, 2010 4:47 am

Up I Go

January 2010 x1
Febuary 2010 x1
March 2010 x2
06/05/2010 as part of WildCat Rigde with WMC Club,
1/17/11.
07/16/11(Wildcat Ridge to Reynolds Peak)
01/26/12 Took 2 hours 3 mins to the top, RT was 3:15 mins My dog Nebo's first ascent of Olympus.
02/25/12 Took 1 hr 44 mins to summit. At the summit I meet up with Joe Bullough, and a bunch of others, for his 400th summit. Congrats Joe! You are the god of Olympus
11/05/12 Despite not having summited a mountain in 2 months I still put up my own PR. Took 1 hr 39 mins from the car to summit.
01/.../13 up the standard route with friends
03/25/13 via Guert's Ridge with snow... That Slabby ridge is HARD to climb when wet and covered in snow... in boots.
05/27/13 Via Kamp Ridge. My favorite route up the Mountain I think. We continued to the Goddess Traverse and descended the main trail
9/30/13 via Kamp Ridge. Freed the whole way with a descent of the west slabs
12/26/13 via main trail with Stef S. It was her first winter ascent
00/00/14 via main trail with nebo and natasha
00/00/14 via main trail with Sam
02/12/17 via main trail solo

emilie

emilie - Oct 18, 2010 10:03 pm Date Climbed: Oct 16, 2010

hiking route  Sucess!

Beautiful hike with beautiful weather. Fun scrambling @ top!

EJBean

EJBean - Oct 10, 2010 2:55 am Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2008

Steep  Sucess!

I solo hiked it, because it had to be done.

phatty

phatty - Sep 17, 2010 12:33 pm Date Climbed: Sep 16, 2010

Why do i keep doing this to myself  Sucess!

WORST.TRAIL.EVER. 7 miles of stair master climbing. Second time on the summit. I wonder why I did it again. Hurts the knees. Saw some tarantulas, sunset photos from the saddle were spectacular.

Wisemtn - Sep 12, 2010 1:46 pm Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2008

Oly Poly  Sucess!

Hiked with Jon W. Both our first ascent of Oly and maybe the last. We made summit in under 3 hrs but it was a tough stair master session. We had just gotten laid off from Fidelity Investments a few days prior. Good view of the valley! Had some trouble finding the trail back down initially but a good scramble!

#2. 7/29/15 - Solo trail run attempt. Got lost toward the top. Too damn hot.

jamesmc2

jamesmc2 - Jul 5, 2010 2:04 am

West Slabs Forever  Sucess!

This route is a little bit slabby!

jdw10

jdw10 - Jun 29, 2010 1:59 pm Date Climbed: Aug 24, 2008

Mount Olympus  Sucess!

South Summit
08/24/08,11/03/09

kkalita8 - May 29, 2010 1:24 pm Date Climbed: May 24, 2010

My Mountain!  Sucess!

One of my favorite hikes....! mostly because it's 2 seconds from my house! I've had a goal for 2 summers to be able to run the entire way but i haven't quite been able to do it at a good pace without stopping...2010 will be the year though!

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