My wife called my BS when she asked if it was too hard for her to hike. I said yes, so I had to go up again. Awesome hike again
This was my first peak and it was AWESOME! What a beautiful hike. Full of scenery, wildlife and fresh air.
Great summit on a beautiful mountain. Cole's (7 years old) second 11,000' summit. He did great making it to the summit and struggled coming down. Time to make an investment in a good pair of hiking boots for Cole. :) Good friend Rob Seitz joined us and did great.
I've been all over the mountain, and to the shack 4 times - 2005 w/ Nate, 2007 w/ Jay and Chris, 2009 w/ Doug and 2009 again with local scouts.
Started from Aspen Grove and was welcomed by a gorgeous sunrise. The weather was perfect. The billy goats were everywhere at the upper meadows. One of the best hikes in the state. Beautiful place.
Goats everywhere it seemed.
awesome hike went down the glacier
Great trail all the way to the top, even through the steep staircase section. Still busy even on a September Friday! Unfortunately didn't get much in the way of views as the Provo side was fogged in pretty good all morning. Made the traverse out and back to the south summit and then went up Roberts Horn on the descent.
Beautiful day; did not have to worry about changing weather. Lots of goats before the lake and up on top. Took about 130 photos of goats! Surprised to see some of the waterfalls had dried up for the season. No way to slide down the "Timp glacier"; there were more rocks than snow.
Did the snow field variation. Took about 9.5 hours but it was a blast.
Went up from Aspen Grove, followed the trail of ants to the summit, skied down the glacier. Camped by Emerald Lake and skied again the morning of Aug 1 so I could claim turns for July and August. The glacier was hard, bumpy, and full of rocks.
Ran up the Giant Staircase with my son Kaden today from the Timpooneke trailhead to the summit. Kaden is 12 years old...his time: 2:13:40 from trailhead to summit. Good job, way to kick Dad's trash. He says he'll be back later in the summer to beat the two hour mark.
Hiked with the Eug to the top in 3.5 hours, including plenty of breaks and idle chitchat with other hikers. Had to shoo a mountain goat off the trail near the summit, but got some sweet paparazzi shots. first time glissading on the way down - the wet ass was worth it!
A good hike. My most memorable was from Aspen Grove trail in early spring. My buddy and kicked steps up one snowfield after another then climbed the vertical cornice with ice axes to the saddle.We made the summit then glissaded down half the mountain on the snowfields preserving a year of use on our knees.
One of my first hikes in Utah. Started at Timponeeke and ended at Aspen Grove. Beautiful waterfalls in Aspen Grove
Did this one via Battle Creek a few years back. The Serac Club was camped at the Big Baldy saddle and I agreed to meet a friend there at about 4 am.
I got off work at 1 am, but managed to lock my keys in my car while I packed my gear in the parking lot where I worked. Worst of all, my car was running! After waiting an hour for my car to be unlocked, I managed to make it to the saddle by 5:30, where my partner was waiting. We followed a nice boot track to the top of the ridge, where almost everyone stopped. I cruised to the summit and back in a whiteout and then headed down as the skies cleared. A good day in the mountains.
round trip to summit and back via "glacier" route
Summited via Timpooneke with some scouts. There were looots of people on a Saturday with no home BYU game. But it was still great. I didn't get a chance to slide down the glacier because I needed to guide someone down the north side but I'll be back to do it, someday.
For a spur of the moment ascent of Timpanogos (2006), I left SLC around 1 in the afternoon, and started up the trail mid afternoon. It was interesting watching the hordes of people come down, and this unintentional strategy gave me some solitude where I only saw a few people up high. Lots of goats. Beautiful mountain.
I love this mountain. I have done it several time, during the day, the night and even when its covered in snow. Kteichert is my wingman on this mountain!