Obelisk (Hogum Divide) Climber's Log

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voxnihili - Oct 31, 2014 11:56 pm Date Climbed: Oct 30, 2014

Nice Loop Hike  Sucess!

Decided to try to get in one last good-weather hike before the cold weather hit. Started by visiting the obelisk, then up to UPWOP, across Pfeifferhorn, up Thunder Mountain and down Red Pine. Gorgeous day and plenty of solitude until I was below the lakes. Excellent views from here.


yadahzoemtn - Jun 29, 2014 12:13 am Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2008

Via Maybird Lakes  Sucess!

Nice day for a beautiful hike with the BEST ever.


scgrant - Sep 8, 2012 6:15 pm Date Climbed: Oct 30, 2012

From Maybird Lakes  Sucess!

10/30/2012 Under some snowy conditions climbed up to the Obelisk along the Hogum Divide. Traversed along the divide as far as I could before dropping back down into Maybird Gulch. From there I worked my way up Maybird to the headwall and climbed out to the ridge at the summit cone of the Pfeifferhorn. After climbing the Pfeifferhorn I descended by way of Red Pine.
9/8/2012 Climbed with WMC. Great hike with spectacular views and fun ridge scrambling.


utahjimk - Nov 11, 2011 3:50 pm Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2010

thanks Julie!  Sucess!

first time with WMC group. I would have wasted a lot of time looking for the best way up.

AjaxHiker - Oct 3, 2011 4:03 pm Date Climbed: Oct 2, 2011

South Ridge  Sucess!

Once reaching Maybird Lakes via the trail, the NE ridge as suggested here looked a bit out of the way, so I continued a southwesterly line through the boulder fields to a spot on the ridge between this & Pfeifferhorn. The scrambling from this direction north along the ridge isn't terribly difficult, but enough to keep one's attention. About 2.5 hours to summit from the TH for a nice half day outing.


vanman798 - Jun 7, 2010 12:57 pm Date Climbed: Jun 5, 2010

North East Ridge  Sucess!

Taking our time we climbed this from White Pine Trail head in 3.25 hours. Took a few pics and headed over to the Pfeifferhorn.

Scott Wesemann

Scott Wesemann - Nov 30, 2009 11:38 am Date Climbed: Nov 4, 2009

You betcha!  Sucess!

What a perfect day to get into work late. We started out heading up the main gully on the Northeast side, but the snow conditions were not great, so we moved onto the rock, and scrambled up. The views from this summit are incredible, and both ZeeJay and I climbed the to the very top to pose for pictures.


ZeeJay - Nov 7, 2009 7:18 pm Date Climbed: Nov 4, 2009

Gorgeous fall day  Sucess!

Climbed with Scott Wesemann on a beautiful November day plus 6 other times.

Travis Atwood

Travis Atwood - Jul 3, 2009 4:35 pm Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2009

Northeast Ridge  Sucess!

This summit packs a big punch for being so easy to get to. The views of the surrounding peaks, especially the Pfeifferhorn, are incredible! Climbed with friends John and Brian.


byates - Dec 2, 2008 12:28 pm

The Bird  Sucess!

Years ago I gave this peak the name "The Bird" before I ever heard of the Obelisk name, if you look at it from parts of Maybird after most of the snow is gone it looks like someone is giving you the Bird! I've Climbed it about 5 times.


renogurt - Sep 30, 2008 10:33 pm Date Climbed: Sep 30, 2008

1:30 from the car  Sucess!

Went up the northeast ridge. The view is so awesome! You can see everything except Lone Peak. Got back to the car in 2:45, but 4:00 would be a reasonable time allowance.


Moogie737 - Sep 9, 2008 11:02 pm Date Climbed: Sep 9, 2008

From Maybird Lakes  Sucess!

This is the second time I have climbed this unusual peak. Solo the first time and three years ago, I had Brent and Lee with me today. It's quite a rock scramble from the lakes; we took a westerly heading directly up to the summit ridge. We topped out between the two places which seem to represent the highest points. North of the one of the high bumps is a "finger" pinnacle just waiting for someone to claw his/her way up.


apachedino - Apr 5, 2008 8:29 pm Date Climbed: Nov 10, 2007

NorthEast Ridge  Sucess!

Nice short climb, excellent views. I would like to go back in the winter some time.

x2 Camped at Maybird 6/13/15 and traversed summit.

Ammon Hatch

Ammon Hatch - Jan 20, 2008 2:48 am Date Climbed: Nov 10, 2007

Northeast Ridge  Sucess!

A great half day outing. There was some snow cover, but not much. Just enough to make things interesting. The final scramble to top out on the obelisk is worth the effort, if you're comfortable scrambling with a little air below your feet (the best way up in on the east side, with plenty of exposure down the east face, if I remember correctly).


marauders - Jan 19, 2008 3:49 am Date Climbed: Jan 14, 2008

Route Climbed: Northeast Ridge  Sucess!

Fantastic ski tour to the summit with a great line down the east face and smooth sailing down Red Pine Canyon. One of the best summit views in the Wastach.

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