South Mountain (UT) Climber's Log

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utahjimk

utahjimk - Mar 25, 2016 6:53 pm Date Climbed: Mar 25, 2016

2nd try success  Sucess!

loop from mouth of Rose Canyon (S Rose Canyon road) and following county line to water tank and down the steps of Step Mt. I tried last year from the described trailhead, but couldn't find it. Access seems to be rapidly changing.

landonflo

landonflo - Jan 3, 2016 6:28 pm Date Climbed: Jan 2, 2016

Midnight Snowshoe  Sucess!

Fun little hike close to home. Plenty of snow the all the way and super windy up top. The views are fantastic, great hike to do at night. We took the dirt (?) road to the second ridge and went up and back down it.

scgrant

scgrant - Mar 11, 2015 12:59 am Date Climbed: Mar 1, 2015

South Mountain  Sucess!

Nice easy hike.

edge

edge - Sep 20, 2014 1:55 am

Cold day  Sucess!

Was a little snow at the top and about 45 F and windy. Nice view of Draper and Herriman! Also climbed Bald Knoll the weekend after.

laynewilson

laynewilson - Apr 30, 2013 6:31 pm Date Climbed: Apr 30, 2013

Climbed it again today - Perfect weather  Sucess!

Our round trip hike took us about 3 hours and 45 minutes. We climbed up the left ridge and came back down ridge one. It was very windy on top and about 48 F. No snow. Access to the trail head is a little tricky.

laynewilson

laynewilson - Nov 24, 2012 12:46 am Date Climbed: Nov 23, 2012

Wonderful View

Day after Thanksgiving. Very nice weather, about 50 F. No snow on the hike. This hike is very underrated. A beautiful view and you can see for miles in all directions. I want to do this hike again.

ZeeJay

ZeeJay - Nov 26, 2011 8:13 pm Date Climbed: Nov 26, 2011

Beautiful day  Sucess!

We too went up one ridge and down the other. We also headed over to the summit of Black Ridge (6738) and then back, about 10 miles total.

mountaingazelle

mountaingazelle - Apr 18, 2010 8:36 pm Date Climbed: Apr 18, 2010

South Mountain  Sucess!

I also went up one ridge and down another. I recommend this mountain for the great views of the Oquirrh and Wasatch Mountains. It was a clear day and I could see all the way from Ben Lomond to Mount Nebo. This hike is best done in winter or spring when the higher peaks are snow covered.

Scott Wesemann

Scott Wesemann - Mar 24, 2010 11:33 am Date Climbed: Mar 24, 2010

Before work  Sucess!

With Jun32 before work on a beautiful day. We took the further ridge going up and the other going down. It was steep and a little bushwhacky, but easy. There was a nice game trail on the way down. We enjoyed another fantastic dawn-patrol sunrise. On top in 46 minutes and into work just after 8:00 AM.
4/14/11- I had an hour and was in the area, so I ran up in 38 minutes. The fire really burned everything up there.

ericwillhite

ericwillhite - Mar 8, 2010 10:02 am Date Climbed: Dec 23, 2008

It was good  Sucess!

Took a friend up who was visiting, a nice view to show off the region. Map and info at http://www.willhiteweb.com/utah/oquirrh_mountains/south_mountain_267.htm

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